Yoshitoshi: Osame learns the courtesan’s trade (Sold)

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Artist: Tsukioka Yoshitoshi
Title: Osame learns the courtesan’s trade
Series: New Selection of Eastern Brocade Pictures: SHINSEN AZUMA NISHIKIE
Date: 1886

Osame coyly passes a long pipe to a gentleman at right. This is the story of Osame being taught by the shogun Tsunayoshi to be a courtesan.

Condition: Very good impression, color and condition.
Dimensions: ôban diptych
Publisher: Tsunashima
Literature: Listed in “Beauty & Violence”, number 55.6, page 136.
Seal: Yoshitoshi
Signature: Yoshitoshi