Yoshitoshi - A court musician and wolfsYoshitoshi - A court musician and wolfs
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Tsukioka Yoshitoshi (1839-1892)

The court musician Toyohara Sumiaki with his pipe is surrounded by howling wolfs.

Title: Kitayama no tsuki – Toyohara Sumiaki (Kitayama moon)

Series: Tsuki hyakushi (Hundred aspects of the moon)

Signature: Yoshitoshi

Seal: Taiso

Woodcutter: Yamamoto

Publisher: Akiyama Buemon

Date: Meiji 19 (1886)

Size: Oban, 33,1 x 22,4 cm

First edition, excellent impression, splendid colours, with relief and glossy overprint, full margins, not mounted. Paper a tiny bit wavy, at outer margins verso partly somewhat thinner, outer upper right corner backed. Throughout very nice condition.

Stevenson, Yoshitoshi’s one hundred aspects of the moon, No 32 (with Fig.).