Apprentices Who Follow Their Master's Advice Working by Lamplight

by Yoshitoshi (1839 - 1892)

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Apprentices Who Follow Their Master's Advice Working by Lamplight by Yoshitoshi (1839 - 1892)

Original Yoshitoshi (1839 - 1892) Japanese Woodblock Print
Apprentices Who Follow Their Master's Advice Working by Lamplight

Series; Moral Lessons through Pictures of Good and Evil, 1880
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Moral Lessons through Pictures of Good and Evil - This interesting Yoshitoshi series depicts the influence of good and evil on the lives of men and women in Japan. Good and evil appear as tiny humanoids with the appropriate kanji character for good or evil on each face. Dressed in fine clothing, the good spirits are motivational and supportive of positive behaviors such as studying, working hard, or being kind to one another. The evil spirits appear crude and violent, dressed only in underwear as they incite violence and immorality, encouraging fighting, drinking to excess, and wantonness. An imaginative group of subjects with Yoshitoshi's characteristic attention to detail.

Artist - Yoshitoshi (1839 - 1892)

Image Size - 6 3/8" x 8 1/8" + margins as shown

Condition - This print with excellent color and detail as shown. Vertical centerfold. Wormholes, repaired. Slight toning and soiling, a few creases. Some prints have stains. Please see photos for details.

Apprentices Who Follow Their Master's Advice Working by Lamplight by Yoshitoshi (1839 - 1892)
Apprentices Who Follow Their Master's Advice Working by Lamplight by Yoshitoshi (1839 - 1892)

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