Arts and Designs of Japan
January Selection January 2018

Artist Yoshitoshi
Title #77 – Lunacy – unrolling letters
Series 100 Aspects of the Moon
Date 1889
Publisher Akiyama Buemon
Format Oban (9 5/8" X 14 3/8")
Comment Embossed cartouche and flowers in the kimono; backed
The servant Ochiyo, mad with grief at the death of her lover, wanders over a bridge at night, rolling and unrolling a love letter from him.
Price $800.
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