Eurasia Fine Art Gallery
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1900 item #1213952 (stock #38)
EurAsia Fine Art Gallery
$600.00
This woodblock print is 51 from the series “One Hundred Aspects of the Moon” – a finely rendered scene of two male visitors in Heian court costumes are in tears listening to music being played by a women dressed as a nun. Excellent color and embellished with black lacquer Publisher: Akiyama Takeyemon, Engraver: Yamamoto - Artist: Tsukioka Yoshitoshi (1839-1892) - Age: 1887 – Size: Oban 14” x 9-3/4”
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1900 item #1213831 (stock #36)
EurAsia Fine Art Gallery
$300.00
This woodblock print is from the Series 100 Aspects of the Moon No 86 - It is finely rendered scene of Tadanori with a three-quarter moon and holding his fan. The courtier Taira no Tadanori (1144-1184) is the brother of Taira no Kyomori, who started the feud with the Minamoto. Tadanori died in the fight over Ichinotani castle, shortly before the Taira family was definitively destroyed in the sea battle of Dannoura (1185). Here he stands one moonlit night near his mistress’s chambers, supposedly signaling his presence with audible clicks of his fan, while waiting for her to get rid of a female visitor. They are reminded of a poem by Horikawa no Yorimune: "How clamorous are the voices of insects in the fields - despite my passion, I long for you in silence." Condition: only light soil on the border and two tape marks verso. Artist: Tsukioka Yoshitoshi (1839-1892) - Age: 1890 – Size: Oban 14” x 9-3/4”
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1900 item #1213827 (stock #PG40)
EurAsia Fine Art Gallery
$250.00
This original print is from the series 100 Aspects of the Moon “Moon of the filial son – Ono no Takamura - Ono no Takamura (802-852 AD) was a scholar of literature and history who rose to high rank in the Imperial Court of emperor Saga. He is said to have had great respects for his parents. Yoshitoshi possibly used the iconography of a Chinese filial son Ceng Shen (506-437 BC), who sensed that his mother needed him while he was gathering brushwood. Condition: : Good color, very good impression, light even toning, a few small stains and the right corner is missing and left corner has a small tear. Artist: Tsukioka Yoshitoshi (1839-1892) - Age: 1889 – Size: Oban 9.5" x 14
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1900 item #1213826 (stock #PG37)
EurAsia Fine Art Gallery
$500.00
This exceptional original woodblock print from the Series 100 Aspects of the Moon, with the warrior Yorimasa kneeling on the ground holding his bow and a wakizashi tucked into his green billowing robe and wearing a small black hat. His interesting facial expression with his curled moustache and wavy eyebrows. On the lower right-hand corner is Yoshitoshi’s signature and red embossed cartouche. Minamoto no Yorimasa (1106-1180) made his fame when he shot a mythological nue-monster that was disturbing the Emperor, and was given a sword, and Lady Shobu for a wife. At the rewarding ceremony a cuckoo calls, and Minister Yorinaga asks: "Does the cuckoo too announce its name from above the clouds?" Yorimasa replies: "I only bent my bow, and the arrow shot itself” (hototogisu nao mo kumoi ni agura kana, Yorimasa toriaezu: yumiharizuki no iru ni makasete)”. Condition: Very good color & impressionand embellished with black lacquer. Some light soiling on the border and light general wear. Artist: Tsukioka Yoshitoshi (1839-1892) - Age: 1888 – Size: Oban 9.5" x 14