Two Uncut Chuban
Monkey Songaku and Couple Raking Beach

Japanese Print Description

YOSHITOSHI  (1839-92)

Two Uncut chuban:
above:  The magic monkey Songoku from the Chinese story “Journey to the West,” creates an army by plucking out his fur and blowing it into the air – each hair becomes a monkey-warrior.
Below:  old couple sweeping and raking the bridge
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 many dealers (and collectors) have cut them.  Some repaired wormage mostly around edges.


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