Arts and Designs of Japan
January Selection January 2018

Artist Kiyochika
Title Tokugawa Tsunayoshi (1646-1709), the 5th Tokugawa Shogun, with Otome (holding an inkstone) and Yanagisawa Yataro (Yoshiyasu) in Hoei 1(1704)
Series Kinko Seiga Ukiyoe Ruiko no Zu – True Pictures of the Past and Present in Ukiyoe Style
Date March 1885
Publisher Kobayashi Tetsujiro
Format Oban diptych (18 1/2" X 14")
Comment Embossing, burnishing; sheets attached
Tsunayoshi is a PETA hero, having made it illegal to kill any living creature and establishing sanctuaries for disabled or infirm horses and dogs.
Price $350.
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