Yoshitoshi: Portraits of the Tokugawa Clan
Artist: Tsukioka Yoshitoshi
Title: Portraits of the Tokugawa Clan
“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.
Literature: Keyes 314.
Signature: --Taiso Yoshitoshi