Kōgyo: Turtles (Sold)

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Artist: Tsukioka Kōgyo
Title: Turtles
Date: ca. 1900

Kôgyo was the adopted son of the great Meiji artist Yoshitoshi. He excelled at pictures of Noh drama and bird-and-flower prints. Here one turtle peers down from its perch on a rock at another turtle climbing out of the water.

Dimensions: O-tanzaku
Seal: Artist’s seal
Signature: Kôgyo