Arts and Designs of Japan
February Selection February 2021

Artist Kiyochika
Title Tokugawa Tsunayoshi (1646 - 1709), the 5th Shogun, with Otome, holding an inkstone, and Yanagisawa Yataro, in Hoei 1 (1704)
Series Kinko Seiga Ukiyoe Ruiko no Zu – True Pictures of the Past and Present in Ukiyoe Style
Date Mach 1885
Publisher Kobayashi Tetsujiro
Format Oban diptych (18 1/2" X 14")
Comment Embossing, burnishing, sheets attached
Shogun Tsunayoshi was a true Buddhist, as he made it illegal to kill any living creature and established sanctuaries for disabled or infirm horses and dogs
Price $275.
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