Arts and Designs of Japan
March Selection March 2017

Artist Yoshitoshi
Title Returning sails in the Rikyu Islands
Chinsei Hachiro Tametomo carrying a basket of cranes while Neiwanjo offers him a package of food
Series Bidan Musha Hakkei - Eight Views from Fine Tales of Warriors
Date 9/1867
Publisher Kinseido
Format Oban triptych (28 1/2" X 14 3/8")
Comment Burnishing, embossing; sheets backed and attached; center sheet has vertical fold
Beautiful design from a series of strong triptychs featuring events in the lives of famous warriors. The series uses the themes of the Eight Views of Omi (descending geese, evening bell, etc.) but not the traditional places.
Price $1500.
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