The Momoseki Restaurant in the New Yoshi District

by Yoshitoshi (1839 - 1892)

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The Momoseki Restaurant in the New Yoshi District by Yoshitoshi (1839 - 1892)

Original Yoshitoshi (1839 - 1892) Japanese Woodblock Print
The Momoseki Restaurant in the New Yoshi District

Series; Specialties of Restaurants in the Imperial City, 1878

Specialties of Restaurants in the Imperial City - Handsome print from Yoshitoshi's 1878 series depicting beauties, the "specialties" of the clever series title, at various restaurants in Tokyo. Each image features entertainers or waitresses in carefully detailed architectural or garden settings, demonstrating Yoshitoshi's interest in Western-style perspective. Yoshitoshi's students assisted him with the designs, with each pupil receiving a name block next to his. These charming illustrations offer a wonderful look inside the restaurants around Tokyo and the activities taking place throughout the day and night. A rarely seen Yoshitoshi beauty series.

Artist - Yoshitoshi (1839 - 1892)

Image Size - 13 7/8" x 9 1/2" + margins as shown

Condition - Nice detail. A few creases at edges.

The Momoseki Restaurant in the New Yoshi District by Yoshitoshi (1839 - 1892)
The Momoseki Restaurant in the New Yoshi District by Yoshitoshi (1839 - 1892)

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