Yoshitoshi: A geisha entertains some guests at “Ten O’clock at Night” (Sold)

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Artist: Tsukioka Yoshitoshi
Title: A geisha entertains some guests at “Ten O’clock at Night”, pausing briefly while playing her shamisen. Above we see an appreciative client.
Series: Twenty Four Hours with the Courtesans of Shinbashi and Yanagibashi: Shin-Ryû nijû-shi toki
Date: 1880

Every hour of geishas’ activities is depicted in 24 prints, starting at 1:00. Each work is a half-length portrait of a beauty engaged in an activity that generally corresponds to the actual activity of a geisha at that particular time of day. Here the text is written by the owner of Tenten-dô in Kyoto.

Condition: Very good impression , color and condition.
Dimensions: ôban
Publisher: Morimoto Junsaburo
Literature: Series listed in “Beauty & Violence”, #39.
Signature: Oju Yoshitoshi ga