Yoshitoshi (100 Phases)
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Suzaku Gate Moon

Artist: Yoshitoshi (100 Phases)
Date: 1 February 1886
Size/Format: Oban Tate-e (9.5 by 14 ins)
Description: Suzaku Gate Moon - Hakuga Sammi Hiromasa, his back to us, plays a duet on the yokobue with an unidentified visitor. The two are playing together on a quiet moonlit night beneath the Suzakumon, the main gate of the Daidairi, ‘Great Enclosure’, an area set apart from the rest of Kyoto, containing the imperial palace and government offices. An infamous demon was known to live in the rafters of the huge gate structure.
Series: 100 Phases of The Moon
Carver: Yamamoto
Publisher: Akiyama Buemon
Condition: Fine. Retains original Japanese album backing.
Impression: Fine
Price: £880    ORDER


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