YOSHITOSHI Nichiren and Skeleton


Nichiren and Skeleton
“Drawings of Yoshitoshi”

Japanese Print Description

YOSHITOSHI  (1839-92)

Two Uncut chuban:
Above:  the exciled Nichiren is sitting in a snow-covered hut and
Below:  Courtesan Jigokudayu sees herself as a skeleton in the Mirror of Hell
Each sheet signed:  Yoshitosahi
Series:  Drawings of Yoshitoshi (Yoshitoshi Ryakuga)
Publisher:  Funazu
C 1882

Two uncut chubans (forming an oban).  It is unusual to find prints from this series uncut, as printed as most were cut for original sale..  Some repaired wormage mostly around edges.


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