Musashi, Moon over Tatsumi, Lord Tsunayoshi and Lady Osame, No. 16

by Chikanobu (1838 - 1912)

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Musashi, Moon over Tatsumi, Lord Tsunayoshi and Lady Osame, No. 16 by Chikanobu (1838 - 1912)

Original Chikanobu (1838 - 1912) Japanese Woodblock Print
Musashi, Moon over Tatsumi, Lord Tsunayoshi and Lady Osame, No. 16

Series; Snow, Moon, Flowers

Musashi, Moon over Tatsumi, Lord Tsunayoshi and Lady Osame, No. 16 - Lovely illustration of Lady Osame and Lord Tokugawa Tsunayoshi enjoying a moonlit boat ride in the Fukiage garden pond of Edo Castle. Tsunayoshi became shogun unexpectedly upon the death of his brother, Ietsuna. Lady Osame is dressed as a shirabyoshi dancer with a tall court cap, and she carries a small hand drum. The inset above shows the evil Yanagisawa Yoshiyasu, an advisor who tried to corrupt the honest Tsunayoshi. A beautiful scene with fine embossing on the white kimono fabric, and burnishing on the black areas of the boat.

Artist - Chikanobu (1838 - 1912)

Image Size - 12 3/4" x 8 /14" + margins as shown

Condition - This print with excellent color and detail as shown. Wormhole, repaired. Creasing, slight soiling. Please see photos for details.

Musashi, Moon over Tatsumi, Lord Tsunayoshi and Lady Osame, No. 16 by Chikanobu (1838 - 1912)
Musashi, Moon over Tatsumi, Lord Tsunayoshi and Lady Osame, No. 16 by Chikanobu (1838 - 1912)