Yoshitoshi: Stone lantern at restaurant entrance
Artist: Tsukioka Yoshitoshi
Title: Stone lantern at restaurant entrance
Series: Competition between Beautiful Women at Restaurants (Kôto kaiseki beppin kurabe)
A waitress leads a man carrying a bundle on his shoulder to the entrance of the Hirakiyo Restaurant in Fukugawa. The stone lantern is given prominent place in the design. In this series Yoshitoshi was said to collaborate with some of his students; here the student is Toshinobu.
Condition: Excellent impression, color and condition.
Publisher: Kobayashi Tetsujirô
Literature: Keyes 404.10.
Signature: Ôju Yoshitoshi