Yoshitoshi (Triptych)
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Artist: Yoshitoshi (Triptych)
Date: 1890
Size/Format: 28.25 by 13.75 ins. overall
Description: Bust portrait of the actor Ichikawa Danjuro IX as the pirate Kezori Kuemon.
Series: Setsugekka no Uchi
Carver: Hori Yu
Publisher: Akiyama Buemon
Condition: Slight overall trimming, a few natural paper flaws, otherwise fine. Pristine colour. Retains Japanese album backing.
Impression: Exceptionally fine impression.
Notes: A masterpiece in virtually perfect state. According to Keyes, it took Yoshitoshi three days alone to draw the hair, beard and wig on the first sketch.
Price: (SOLD)


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