Yoshitoshi: Triptych of Swimming Carp (Sold)
Artist: Tsukioka Yoshitoshi
Title: Triptych of Swimming Carp
Date: 1889, 5th month
Koi swimming beneath wisteria. For decades this was considered Yoshitoshi’s greatest triptych design, especially in Japan.
Condition: Excellent impression. Very good color. Good condition. Some trimming and very minor toning, as usual.
Dimensions: ôban triptych
Publisher: Akiyama Buemon
Literature: “Beauty & Violence”, number 66, page 144.
Signature: Yoshitoshi ga