Toyokuni III (1786 - 1865), "Iwai Tojaku as Tokiwa Gozen"
|Title||Iwai Tojaku as Tokiwa Gozen|
|Medium||Original Japanese Woodblock Print|
|Series Title||Analogues for the Thirty-six Poets|
|Reference No||MFA Boston; Waseda University Museum|
|Size||13 -1/4 x 9 -3/8 "|
|Condition||Fine. Blind-stamped embossing on the white portions of the kimono. Slightly trimmed.|
Notes: 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.
All referenced examples are trimmed.