Tree Peony, Totsutsuji Kiyoko

Tsukioka Yoshitoshi, 1839-1892

Beauties and Seven Daytime Flowers: Tree Peony, Totsutsuji Kiyoko
(Bijin shichiyoka: Ki no Botan, Totsutsuji Kiyoko)

signed oju Yoshitoshi ga, with artist's seal Taiso, carved by Katata Hori Cho, date seal Meiji juichinen, shigatsu, -ka (Meiji 11 [1878], April), and publisher's address seal [Tokyo] Nihonbashi Otenmacho Nichome 14-banchi, shuppanjin Inoue Mohei (Inoue Mohei of Hoeido)

oban tate-e 14 1/4 by 9 1/2 in., 36.2 by 24.2 cm

Jushii (Junior Fourth Rank) Totsutsuji Kiyoko, a Lady-in-Waiting of the Empress stands before a spray from a tree peony.

Keyes 1983, p. 431, no. 406.1
van den Ing & Schaap 1992, p. 123, no. 36.1
Akita Museum of Modern Art 1999, p. 41, no. 160
Schaap 2011, p. 164, series no. 66
Iwakiri 2014, p. 165, no. 255



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