Arts and Designs of Japan
June Selection June 2019

Artist Yoshitoshi
Title #10 – Nishigori Takekiyo painting
Yamato Shimbun #236
Series Kinsei Jimbutsushi - Lives of Modern People
Date July 20, 1887
Publisher Yamato Shimbunsha
Format Oban (9 3/8" X 13 7/8")
Comment Embossed cartouche, backed
Nishigori Takekiyo, a loyal retainer of Soma Tomotane, went to court to try to have his master released from an insane asylum. See the whole story here: http://www.nishikie.com/stories/KJS-10_nishigori_takekiyo.html
Price $150.
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