Oshitano Rishichi Turning Away from a Dead Enemy

Yoshitoshi, Taiso, 1839-1892

Oshitano Rishichi Turning Away from a Dead Enemy
  • Series : Biographies of Modern Men
  • Date : 1865
  • Medium : woodblock
  • Item# : 911344
  • Condition : Light soiling at bottom right corner; binding holes along left edge; tape residue at reverse top corner
  • Dimensions : 13 7/8 x 9 inches
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Yoshitoshi, Taiso, 1839-1892

N.: Tsukioka (originally Yoshioka) Kinzaburo. F.N.: Yonejiro. Go: Gyokuoro, Ikkaisai, Kaisai, Oju, Sokatei, Yoshitoshi. (After 1873 changed his family anme to Taiso.) Ukiyo-e printmaker and leading ukiyo-e print artist of the Meiji Era. Lived in Tokyo. Pupil of Utagawa Kuniyoshi; also studied with Kikuchi Yosai and was adopted by Tsukioka Sessai. In the 1870s worked as a newspaper illustrator. Author of many series of prints depicting bijin, aspects of the moon, historical heroes. In.....

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