Yoshitoshi

Tsukioka Yoshitoshi

1839-1892

Yamato Shinbun Supplements: Chrysanthemum Pattern and a Fortune Bag: no. 2
(Yamato Shinbun Furoku: Kiku moyo enmeibukuro: dainigo)

signed Yoshitoshi ga with artist seal Yoshitoshi, published by Yamato Shinbun, Meiji 24 [1891]

chuban tate-e 9 3/8 by 6 3/4 in., 23.8 by 17.3 cm

The Chrysanthemum Pattern and a Fortune Bag (Kiku moyo enmeibukuro) was a brief, fictional supplement to the Yamato Shinbun published in 1891. The story was originally told in a rakugo performance by the hanashika (storyteller) Tachibanaya Enkyo (1865-1912) before being recorded for and published in the paper.

Reference:
National Library of Australia, Bib ID 6107191
(inv. no. 10-4424)

price: $400

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