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The Bridge

Artist: Kuniyoshi
Date: ca.1840s
Size/Format: Oban Yoko-e, 15 by 10 ins.
Description: Sôshin was gathering wood in the forest one day when his mother back at home bit her own finger in anger at her son’s absence. Feeling his mother’s pain, he immediately returned home. Here Sôshin is hurrying home across a bridge to aid his mother (in the foreground).
Series: 24 Paragons of Filial Piety
Publisher: Wakasa-ya Yoichi
Condition: Very faint centre-fold. Small repair to lower right margin. Two minute pin-holes. Generally very fresh with pristine colour.
Impression: Very Good
Price: (SOLD)


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