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The Biwa Player

The Biwa Player
by Yoshitoshi Tsukioka (1839-1892) Taiso

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Artist: Yoshitoshi Tsukioka (1839-1892) Taiso 月岡芳年
Title: The Biwa Player
Date 1st edition?1874
Publisher 1st edition?Not Set
Publisher (this edition)?Not Set
Medium (1st edition): Woodblock
Medium (this edition): Woodblock
Format (1st edition): Triptych
Format (this edition): Triptych
DB artwork code: 31167
Notes (1st edition)?
Notes (this edition)?The following information was taken from the original web listing of this artwork. Often written by non-experts, there may be inaccuracies:

Triptych: The Biwa Player

Artist: Yoshitoshi
Format: Oban Triptych: each sheet 13.75" x 9" approx.

Subject: A Dignatory and a group of armoured Samurai encircling an old man who plays the Biwa on the floor next to a box of Kumquats. A rare Yoshitoshi triptych.

Date: 1874

Condition: Fine colors. Japanese album backing paper. Light trimming. Minor marks and flaws. Generally fine state of preservation.

Impression: Fine early impression with gauffrage and lacquer

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