Yoshitoshi: Two beauties beneath the moon

Yoshitoshi: Two beauties beneath the moon

Tsukioka Yoshitoshi

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Artist: Tsukioka Yoshitoshi
Title: Two beauties beneath the moon
Series: Beauties of the Seven Nights (Mitate shichi yô sei)
Date: 1878

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.
Dimensions: ôban
Publisher: Inoue
Literature: Keyes 409.2.
Seal: Yoshitoshi
Signature: Ôju Yoshitoshi hitsu


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