100 Aspects of the Moon # 27 by Tsukioka Yoshitoshi

100 Aspects of the Moon # 27 by Tsukioka Yoshitoshi
Item# moon-at-the-yamaki-mansion-yoshitoshi
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Artist: Tsukioka Yoshitoshi (Taiso) (1839-1892)

Woodblock Prints Title: One Hundred Aspects of the Moon # 27 Moon at the Yamaki Mansion (Yamaki yakata no tsuki)

1st Publication: March 1886

Size: 13-1/2" x 9" + Margins as shown

Date of this edition: March 1886

Publisher: Akiyama Buemon

Condition: Backed on an acid free album page, else very fine. Excellent colors, impression, and overall condition.

More about this print: Kato Kagekado was a retainer of Minamoto no Yoritomo (1147-1199 AD). In this episode from the Heike monogatari Yoritomo has sent Kagekado to the mansion of Taira no Kanetaka at Yamaki, with the mission to assassinate him. Kagedo tricks Kanetaka into striking at his helmet, and then kills him.

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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