Kuniyoshi (Triptych)
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Artist: Kuniyoshi (Triptych)
Date: ca.1850
Size/Format: Oban Triptych, each sheet 9.75 by 14.5 inches
Description: 'The Skilled Doctor Cured a Fatal Disease'. Four interns treat patients at a women's clinic for a variety of improbable diseases. This design was thought to have been a satirical comment on Anekoji no Tsubane, a powerful woman in the Shogun's court and something of an eminence grise. Kuniyoshi was summoned by state officials and interrogated following its publication.
Series: Kitai na meii Nanbyo ryoji
Publisher: Enshuya
Condition: Slight overall trimming. Some areas of wear to lower part of design but generally good.
Impression: Very good
Notes: Rare. The publisher Enshuya hurriedly destroyed the blocks shortly after the first publication.
Price: (SOLD)

 

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