Toshimitsu: Drawing for a book.
Title: Drawing for a book.
Series: 19.8 x 16 cm (pasted onto a hard paper)
Date: Late 19th century.
Preparatory drawing for a double-page book. Left is shown a family looking out into the garden. Right is a rather distraught-looking man trying to compose a letter as two friends advise him.
Right: a man in bed with a brush in his right hand, a roll of paper rolled out in front of him and two men talking. At left, 6 people in a living room watching all towards the garden.
Condition: Laid down onto heavier paper.