Yoshitoshi: Emperor Sutoku in Exile
Artist: Tsukioka Yoshitoshi
Title: Emperor Sutoku in Exile
Sutoku, the seventy-fifth Emperor (reign 1123-1142) averting his gaze and refusing to receive the priest Rennyo in exile at the island of Sanuki. Yoshitoshi was unsurpassed in creating a mood. Rare to find in this completely untrimmed state.
Condition: Very good impression impression, color and condition. Creasing.
Dimensions: ôban triptych
Series: “Short Illustrated History of Great Japan” (Dai nippon shiryaku zue)
Signature: Taiso Yoshitoshi