Arts and Designs of Japan
December Selection December 2016

Artist Yoshitoshi
Title #69 – Seson Temple moon – Captain Yoshitaka
Series 100 Aspects of the Moon
Date 1888
Publisher Akiyama Buemon
Format Oban (9 7/8" X 14 5/8")
Comment Embossed cartouche, metallics on the purple pants
Fujiwara Yoshitaka was an accomplished poet from a very young age. One of his poems is in the Hyakunin Isshu anthology. Here he is shown in the grounds of Sesonji where he pursued Buddhist studies.
Price $400.
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