Arts and Designs of Japan
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Artist Gekko
Title Taikobo fishing
Series Gekko Zuihitsu - Gekko's Miscellaneous Drawings
Date 1892
Publisher Takegawa Risaburo
Format Oban (9 1/2" X 14 1/8")
Comment Embossed cartouche
Taikobo is based on the Chinese historical figure Jiang Ziya, who fished every day without bait, waiting to be called upon to help overthrow King Zhou. Finally, when he was 80, he was appointed Prime Minister by King Wen.
Price $200.
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