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Yoshitoshi
Yoshitoshi
Accession NumberAD.81.37 b
ArtistYoshitoshi
TitleThe Event of the Year
MediaJapanese Woodcut
Media1Prints
Media2Relief
DescriptionTitle:"The Event of the Year, 1875, Meija Era". Triptych. Signed by: Yoshitoshi (1839-1892). Publisher's Seal: Okura. Yoshitoshi is a pupil of Kuniyoshi, was the last artist of the old school. His life embraced the period which saw the extinction of Ukiyoye, and the establishment of the new. This picture is more related to the new. It can be seen by the costumes of the women. These were worn up til the end of Meiji Era, and could be seen worn by the Empress on special occasions, even today. This it the Empress and her court in 1875, leaving the palace grounds for a ceremonial rite. It happens to be raining a little.
Size13.875" x 9.5"
Date/Period1875
Century19th
ConditionExcellent
Inventory Number143750
Mat Size32 x 40
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