Moon of the Pleasure Quarters

by Yoshitoshi (1839 - 1892)

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Moon of the Pleasure Quarters by Yoshitoshi (1839 - 1892)

Original Yoshitoshi (1839 - 1892) Japanese Woodblock Print
Moon of the Pleasure Quarters

100 Aspects of the Moon (Tsuki hyakushi)
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Moon of the Pleasure Quarters - Lovely spring scene of a courtesan and her young kamuro or child apprentice in the Yoshiwara pleasure quarters, an area famous for its blossoming cherry trees. The girl pauses to look at the delicate petals drifting down across the evening sky, a symbol of the fleeting nature of life. The beauty directs her attention at the child, turning her face away from the viewer. She wears extremely high wooden geta clogs, clutching the edge of her grey kimono as the breeze swirls around her. A beautiful design, attractively colored, with a full moon glowing high in the sky.

Artist - Yoshitoshi (1839 - 1892)

Image Size - 13" x 8 3/4" + margins as shown

Condition - This print with excellent color and detail as shown. Backed with paper. Small wormhole, repaired. Ripples, sight toning and soiling, few creases and stains. Please see photos for details.

Moon of the Pleasure Quarters by Yoshitoshi (1839 - 1892)
Moon of the Pleasure Quarters by Yoshitoshi (1839 - 1892)

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