Yoshitoshi Taiso

"Tsuki hyakushi" One hundred aspects of the moon

Itsukushima Moon
The lady, dressed in Heian style, is a courtesan from the port town of Muro. She crossed the bay to a small island, Itsukushima, famous for ist natural beauty and for its Shinto shrine. She is likely attending an annual sunset ceremony.
Signature Yoshitoshi
Publisher Akiyama Buemon
Seal Taiso
Date 2 / 1886
Category Archive
Format oban
Size 24,3 cm x 34,9 cm
Impression good
Color very good, laquer printing
Condition very good / good, margins slightly trimmed, light waterstains and dirt in the margins, unbacked
Literature Stevenson, Yoshitoshi' s one hundred aspects of the moon , no. 21
artwork ID: 5739
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