Yoshitoshi: Two beauties beneath the moon
Artist: Tsukioka Yoshitoshi
Title: Two beauties beneath the moon
Series: Beauties of the Seven Nights (Mitate shichi yô sei)
This series features women of the Imperial Court suggesting attributes of the seven stars of the Big DIpper. Here we see two beauties; one looks out at full moon reflecting on the sea, a second one pauses in contemplation as she writes a poem. With mica on the white of the robes, as well as blindprinting.
Condition: Excellent impression, color and condition. Backed.
Literature: Keyes 409.2.
Signature: Ôju Yoshitoshi hitsu