The Empress at the Railway Station in Nishikyo, 1876

by Yoshitoshi (1839 - 1892)

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The Empress at the Railway Station in Nishikyo, 1876 by Yoshitoshi (1839 - 1892)

Original Yoshitoshi (1839 - 1892) Japanese Woodblock Print
The Empress at the Railway Station in Nishikyo, 1876

Series; Annals of the Meiji Period

The Empress at the Railway Station in Nishikyo, 1876 - Attractive triptych depicting the Meiji Empress and court beauties in procession at the railway station in Nishikyo. At left, a young woman carefully carries an elaborate headdress decorated with strings of beads and a phoenix. Two women follow behind leading the empress by the hand, a third woman sheltering her with a purple Western-style umbrella. The women are all dressed in delicately embossed white robes tucked into full red hakama pants, with a colorful outer kimono. At right, two horses lead a carriage alongside the group. An intriguing Yoshitoshi subject with burnishing in the black carriage and bokashi shading in the background.

Artist - Yoshitoshi (1839 - 1892)

Image Size - 14" x 29" + top margin as shown

Condition - This print with excellent color and detail as shown. Three separate attached panels. Vertical fold between panels. A couple creases at edges, small spot. Please see photos for details. Nice overall.

The Empress at the Railway Station in Nishikyo, 1876 by Yoshitoshi (1839 - 1892)
The Empress at the Railway Station in Nishikyo, 1876 by Yoshitoshi (1839 - 1892)

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