Hidesato Shooting the Centipede by Tsukioka Yoshitoshi
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Artist: Tsukioka Yoshitoshi (Taiso) (1839-1892)
Woodblock Prints Title: Hidesato Shooting the Centipede from the series New forms of 36 ghosts.
1st Publication: 1890
Size: 9 1/2" x 14" (24.2 x 35.6 cm)
Date of this edition: 1890, 1st Edition
Publisher: Matsuki Heikichi
Condition: Small stains, ink smudges on the left margin, else very fine. Excellent colors, impression, and overall condition.
Notes: The series is Yoshitoshi’s last important series. First editions sold out immediately, because Yoshitoshi had become a famous artist at the end of his life. This is a rare 1st Edition of this print.
Pictures: Pictures are taken outdoor, in the shade, to reflect true colors, without any enhancements of any kind. The last picture is taken indoor, with a light behind the print, to reveal the exact paper grain, holes if any, or other possible flaws.
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