Yoshitoshi: Asabe Bungonosuke Sadaaki (Asabe Bungo suke Sadaaki) (Sold)
Artist: Tsukioka Yoshitoshi
Title: Asabe Bungonosuke Sadaaki (Asabe Bungo suke Sadaaki)
Series: Tales of the Floating World on Eastern Brocade
Here we see Asabe Bungonosuke Sadaaki swimming with his horse. This series has illustration of 27 or so popular stories on drama and violence, each told by different story tellers. Kanagaki Rôbun retold them in the texts. Here Asabe Bungonosuke Sadaaki riding his horse in the Sumida River, passing through the Mimawari Shrine.
Story teller was Matsudai ke Taryû. The names of story tellers are mentioned in the red cartouches following the series title.
Condition: Very good impression, color and condition. Some trimming left and right, and one discolored spot in the sky.
Literature: Listed in “Beauty & Violence”, series #20.20 .
Seal: Censor’s seal: aratame & date: second month of Dragon Year (1868);Block carver: Hagi Masahisa
Signature: Ikkaisai Yoshitoshi hitsu with his red paulownia seal