Yoshitoshi: Portraits of the Tokugawa Clan(Sold)

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Artist: Tsukioka Yoshitoshi
Title: Portraits of the Tokugawa Clan
Date: 1875

“Portraits of the Generations of the Tokugawa Clan” (Tokugawa ruidai zôken). Triptych with portraits of all the shoguns who ruled Japan during the Tokugawa era, 1603-1867. In the middle sheet with a white dog is the “Dog Shogun” Tsunayoshi, whose laws put dogs on a higher level than people. The yellow boxes next to each portrait contain specific biographical information.

Condition: Very good impression, color and condition.
Dimensions: Triptych
Literature: Keyes 314.
Signature: --Taiso Yoshitoshi