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Tsukioka YOSHITOSHI (1839-92): The courtesan 'Lady

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Tsukioka YOSHITOSHI (1839-92): The courtesan 'Lady

Lot 0054 Details

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  • Artist: Tsukioka YOSHITOSHI (1839-92)
  • Title: The courtesan 'Lady Phantom' holding a snow rabbit
  • Series: The Four Seasons at their Height: Winter
  • Publisher: Akiyama Buemon
  • Date: 12/1883 (this, first edition)
  • Medium: woodblock print
  • Size/Format: oban triptych
  • Description: This print is from the rare triptych series, entitled in Japanese "Zensei shiki" ('The Four Seasons at Their Height'), the above design representing WINTER. The four triptychs in this set - (actually only three are known) - are among the few prints of women that Yoshitoshi designed during his sojourn in Nezu and seem to be very rare. The courtesan Maboroshi-dayu ('Lady Phantom') is depicted holding a snow rabbit. Flanked by two attendants, she stands in the garden of the Daishoro, a high-class brothel in the Nezu area of Tokyo. - Yoshitoshi had a long liaison with Maboroshi-dayu.



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  • Condition
    EXCELLENT impression, with fresh, unfaded colors; minor crease at top of center and left sheets, slight paper toning to back of paper, slight wear and soil to margins, a few tiny pinholes along the left side of the left panel only, - else in very good condition. Three separate sheets as issued. - RARE.
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    Tsukioka YOSHITOSHI (1839-92): The courtesan 'Lady

    Estimate $4,000 - $5,000
    Aug 04
    Starting Price $2,400
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    0054: Tsukioka YOSHITOSHI (1839-92): The courtesan 'Lady

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    Est. $4,000 - $5,000Starting Price $2,400
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    Lot 0054 Details

    Description
    ...
  • Artist: Tsukioka YOSHITOSHI (1839-92)
  • Title: The courtesan 'Lady Phantom' holding a snow rabbit
  • Series: The Four Seasons at their Height: Winter
  • Publisher: Akiyama Buemon
  • Date: 12/1883 (this, first edition)
  • Medium: woodblock print
  • Size/Format: oban triptych
  • Description: This print is from the rare triptych series, entitled in Japanese "Zensei shiki" ('The Four Seasons at Their Height'), the above design representing WINTER. The four triptychs in this set - (actually only three are known) - are among the few prints of women that Yoshitoshi designed during his sojourn in Nezu and seem to be very rare. The courtesan Maboroshi-dayu ('Lady Phantom') is depicted holding a snow rabbit. Flanked by two attendants, she stands in the garden of the Daishoro, a high-class brothel in the Nezu area of Tokyo. - Yoshitoshi had a long liaison with Maboroshi-dayu.



    Reserve: $3,500.00

    Shipping:
  • Domestic: Flat-rate of $60.00 to anywhere within the contiguous U.S
  • Europe: Flat-rate of $40.00 to anywhere within Europe
  • International: Flat-rate of $60.00 to anywhere in the world.
  • Combined shipping: Please ask about combined shipping for multiple lots before bidding.
  • Location: This item ships from Germany

    Your purchase is protected:
    Photos, descriptions, and estimates were prepared with the utmost care by a fully certified expert and appraiser. All items in this sale are guaranteed authentic.

    In the rare event that the item did not conform to the lot description in the sale, Jasper52 specialists are here to help. Buyers may return the item for a full refund provided you notify Jasper52 within 5 days of receiving the item.
  • Condition
    ...
    EXCELLENT impression, with fresh, unfaded colors; minor crease at top of center and left sheets, slight paper toning to back of paper, slight wear and soil to margins, a few tiny pinholes along the left side of the left panel only, - else in very good condition. Three separate sheets as issued. - RARE.

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