Unusual Yoshitoshi print


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Posted by Chris D. on September 02, 2002 at 15:45:31:

Hello everyone,

I purchased a Japanese print at an auction and I was trying to find out some more information about it.

There was an old certificate of authenticity on the back--looks like it was done in the 1950s--signed by C.H.Mitchell.

It says that the print comes from a series Yoshitoshi did called: Tokyo Kaika Kyoga Meisho.

I've put some high resolution scans of the print and the certificate here:
http://members.fortunecity.com/swingthings/

I'm just wondering whether anyone knows whether this print or series is listed in Roger Keyes' dissertation, Courage and Silence: A Study of the Life and Color Woodblock Prints of Tsukioka Yoshitoshi? Unfortunately this book isn't available in any Australian library so I can't look it up myself.

Any other insights that people can provide would be gratefully received.


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