Kyokudo Rinsho

Tsukioka Yoshitoshi, 1839-1892

Eastern Flowers of Rough Stories from the Floating World: Kyokudo Rinsho; Toki Gen'emon and Amano Den'emon
(Azuma no nishiki ukiyo kodan: Kyokudo Rinsho; Toki Gen'emon, Amano Den'emon)

signed Ikkaisai Yoshitoshi hitsu, with artist's seal Kiri, publisher's seal Shiba, Yamajin (Yamashiroya Jinbei of Sansendo), and combined censor and date seal Tatsu-ni, aratame (year of the dragon [1868], 2nd lunar month, examined)

oban tate-e 14 1/8 by 9 3/8 in., 36 by 23.9 cm

Two warriors identified as Toki Gen'emon and Amano Den'emon charge on horseback through billowing smoke from a story credited to Kyokudo Rinsho (possibly Kyokudo Nanrin, 1804-1878, a student of Tanabe Nangaku II, another storyteller listed in this series).



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July 10, 2020

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