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Toyokuni III (1786 - 1865), "Iwai Tojaku as Tokiwa Gozen"

arrow-left arrow right "Iwai Tojaku as Tokiwa Gozen" by Toyokuni III
Catalog ID A0735
Artist Toyokuni III
Title Iwai Tojaku as Tokiwa Gozen
Medium Original Japanese Woodblock Print
Series Title Analogues for the Thirty-six Poets
Date 1852
Publisher Iseya Kanekichi
Reference No MFA Boston; Waseda University Museum
Size 13 -1/4 x 9 -3/8 "
Condition Fine, with fresh colors.
Price $550.00
Shipping (US) $45.00
Shipping (Non-US) $95.00

Notes: Blind-stamped embossing on the white portions of the kimono.

This illustration plays on the verse of Minamoto Muneyuki Ason, which begins with the phrase, "Oh green of the eternal pine". The quotation is a play on the character's name, "Tokiwa", meaning eternal.

Signed: "Toyokuni-ga".