Imamuraskai by Tsukioka Yoshitoshi
Artist: Tsukioka Yoshitoshi (Taiso) (1839-1892)
Woodblock Prints Title: Imamuraskai, a prostitute of the Kimpei Daikoku house. from the series Personalities of Recent Times.
1st Publication: April 1887
Size: 9 1/2" x 14" (24.2 x 35.6 cm)
Date of this edition: April 1887
Publisher: Yamato Shimbunsha
Condition: a pin hole in the upper margin, some ink smudge in the margins, little remnant from prior mounting (Tape) else very fine. Excellent colors and impression, very good overall.
Notes: The series features illustrations of a wide variety of personalities from contemporary, and historical times. The portraits are considered exceptional in execution. These prints date from late in Yoshitoshi's career, at this time, Yoshitoshi was well established as a great artist, and his work was in high demand. 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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