Yoshitoshi: Kintoki and Yamauba (Sold)

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Artist: Tsukioka Yoshitoshi
Title: Kintoki and Yamauba
Date: 1891

January 11 (Kurabiraki) is the day that the wealthy opened their storehouses for airing of their precious possessions. Here we have Kintoki preparing to smash a hard rice cake with an axe as his mother looks on with amusement.

January 11 is the day of opening the storehouse. Kintaro is ready to axe kagamimochi, hard round rice cakes. Yamauba watches at the side.

Condition: Very good impression,color and condition. Full margins.
Dimensions: ôban triptych
Publisher: Akiyama Buemon
Literature: SEGI pl.105
Seal: Engraver:Yoshihisa
Signature: Yoshitoshi