Tsukioka YOSHITOSHI (1839-1892)



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Omota-so: Tempo nenkan Fukagawa karuko no fuzoku, “Looking Weighed-Down: The Appearance of a Waitress at Fukagawa in the Tempo Era [1830-1844].” Shows the waitress carrying a portable wooden table with food to a geisha party from a set Thirty-two Aspects of Women published by Tsunashima Kamekichi, 1888. The set depicts women of different backgrounds and occupations from the Kansei era through to the Meiji era with punning allusions to their situation or mood.

 
 

Very fine impression of the true first edition. Fine colour and condition. Signed Yoshitoshi ga.

 
 

Status: Available

 
 

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