Yoshitoshi (1839 - 1892), "The Story Of Tamiya Botaro"
|Title||The Story Of Tamiya Botaro|
|Medium||Original Japanese Woodblock Print|
|Series Title||A New Selection of Eastern Brocade|
|Size||15 x 19 -3/4 " (diptych)|
|Condition||Fine, with fresh colors.|
Notes: Full margins with fresh colors throughout.
The father of Tamiya Botaro was murdered by a jealous fencing master in 1624. Nurse Otsuji takes care of him as a boy. She is hauling water from a well.
The series 'Shinsen azuma nishike-e' was published between 1885 amd 1889, and the designs are based on episodes from kabuki plays.