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The Frozen Pond


Artist: Kuniyoshi
Date: ca.1840s
Size/Format: Oban Yoko-e, 15 by 10 ins.
Description: When his stepmother wanted to eat fresh fish in mid-winter, Ôshô went to a frozen pond and lay naked on the ice until it melted in order to catch fish for her. Here he is fishing in the snow with two relatives admiring the fish he has just caught.
Series: 24 Paragons of Filial Piety
Publisher: Wakasa-ya Yoichi
Condition: Slight thinning to lower edge of bottom margin. Minor marks and flaws but generally very fresh with pristine colour.
Impression: Very Good
Price: £1600    ORDER

 

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