Yoshitoshi: The story of Tamiya Bôtarô, from the series “New Selection of Eastern Brocade Pictures”.
Artist: Tsukioka Yoshitoshi
Title: The story of Tamiya Bôtarô, from the series “New Selection of Eastern Brocade Pictures”.
Series: New Selection of Eastern Brocade Pictures: SHINSEN AZUMA NISHIKIE
The boy Bôtarô watches his nurse Otsuji haul a bucket of water from the well. From the kabuki play Osanago no adauchi (“A Child’s Revenge”). The child will eventually avenge the death of his father once he reaches the age of 17. Most interesting is the lush backdrop of lotus flowers and pumpkin blossoms.
Condition: Excellent impression, color and condition. First edition, with 3-colored cartouche.
Dimensions: ôban diptych
Literature: “Beauty & Violence” number 55.14