Yoshitoshi: Station Fujikawa

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Artist: Tsukioka Yoshitoshi
Title: Station Fujikawa
Series: Suehiro goju-san tsugi (Folding-fan Fifty-Three Stages)
Date: 1865

A retainer of the shogun restrains his rearing horse as he looks down upon a village. Probably the best design in this series, the horse has been depicted with western-style shading and the misty background has been effectively conveyed.This series follows the shogun’s procession from Edo to Tokyo in 1863. This is station Fujikawa, number thirty-seven on the Tokaido. Rare.

Condition: Excellent impression, color and condition. Very light backing.
Dimensions: ôban
Publisher: Ebiya Rinnosuke
Literature: Keyes 138.12.
Signature: Yoshitoshi hitsu