Ame no uzume no mikoto attempting to lure amaterasu omikami from her cave, by dancing and playing flute

Tsukioka Yoshitoshi
1839 - 1892
Ame no uzume no mikoto attempting to lure amaterasu omikami from her cave, by dancing and playing flute
1879
Woodblock print, nishiki-e
Vertical ōban triptych, dx: 363 x 242 mm, c: 363 x 244, sx: 363 x 240; overall 363 x 726 mm

Signed: Taiso Yoshitoshi
Publisher: Tsunashima Kamekichi
Dated: 1879

Series: Illustrated History of Great Japan a series of triptychs - Dai Nihon Shiryaku Zue

 


Fine, even impressions, with mica powder on the rocks, karazuri effects, overprinting of red and black, refined bokashi. Colours and sheets in fine condition.