Yoshitoshi: Tattooed Lu Chin Shen Smashing the Guardian Figure (Sold)
Artist: Tsukioka Yoshitoshi
Title: Tattooed Lu Chin Shen Smashing the Guardian Figure
The complete title of this diptych is “Lu Chin Shen in a Drunken Rage Smashes the Guardian Figure at the Temple on the Five-Crested Mountain” (Rochishin ransui godaizan kongôjin o uchikowasu no zu). Very early edition. Printed on deluxe, heavy paper. In this version the pink pigment has oxidized to an appealing grey color.
Condition: Excellent impression, color and condition. Slight soiling on margins.
Dimensions: ôban vertical diptych 74 x 28 cm
Publisher: Matsui Eikichi
Seal: carver seal: Negishi Chokuzan tô
Signature: Yoshitoshi with his seal