Yoshitoshi: “Looking weighed-down: the appearance of a waitress at Fukagawa in the Tempo era”.
Artist: Tsukioka Yoshitoshi
Title: “Looking weighed-down: the appearance of a waitress at Fukagawa in the Tempo era”.
Series: “Thirty two Aspects of Customs and Manners”
Date: 1888 (October 4)
A very busy-looking waitress carries a tray with a lacquered box of rice or noodles, a dish of sashimi and beans in a porcelain bowl to guests at a fancy geisha party. With urushi (lacquer-like) highlights on her black collar and obi. From the series “Thirty-two Types of Women”.
Condition: Untrimmed. Early edition with three-colored cartouche. Very good impression, color and condition.
Publisher: Tsunashima Kamekichi
Literature: See Stevenson’s “Yoshitoshi’s Women”, plate 12, page 52.