100 Aspects of the Moon # 4 by Tsukioka Yoshitoshi
Artist: Tsukioka Yoshitoshi (Taiso) (1839-1892)
Woodblock Prints Title: One Hundred Aspects of the Moon # 4 The Gion District
1st Publication: October 1885
Size: 13-1/2" x 9" + Margins as shown
Date of this edition: October 1885, 1st Edition
Publisher: Akiyama Buemon
Condition: Very fine, fully margin.
More about this print: In this scene from the famous Kabuki play Chushingura, the young Oishi Rikiya delivers a letter containing news about the forty-seven Ronin to the Ichiriki Teahouse in Kyoto where his father, Oishi Yuranosuke, is secretly organizing a vendetta to avenge his masterís death.
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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