Yoshitoshi: Streetwalker Moon (Sold)

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Artist: Tsukioka Yoshitoshi
Title: Streetwalker Moon
Series: One Hundred Aspects of the Moon
Date: 1887

A tsujigimi glances up at the moon, the white of her face echoing the white face of moon, both partially obscured. This lower class streetwalker is sympathetically portrayed as beautiful, and carries herself with elegant comportment. This is considered one of the best designs in the series.

Condition: Excellent impression, color and condition. Backed.
Dimensions: ôban 35.5 x 24 cm
Publisher: Akiyama Takeuemon
Literature: Stevenson #49.
Seal: Taiso
Signature: Yoshitoshi