Prints from the series were released singly or in groups every few months, with the final image completed shortly before Yoshitoshi's death. Today, One Hundred Aspects of the Moon remains Yoshitoshi's most well-known work, characterized by his artistry, compassion, and sensitivity in portraying the human experience. Moon Above the Sea at Daimotsu Bay - A print depicting one of Japan's favorite heroes, Benkei stands on the prow of his boat, challenging a storm raised by the ghosts of his enemies.The enemies are illustrated in the ominous clouds hovering in the sky. A luminous moon stands in the center of the print, adding to the drama of the scene.
A beautiful print with very fine detail and a famous subject. Artist - Yoshitoshi (1839 - 1892). Condition - This print with excellent color and detail. Rectangular box stain surrounding Benkei character historically due to being in an album collection (chemical reaction opposing print pressing on the front of this one - a common defect that is frequently seen with this print).
Please see photos for details. Excellent overall and very rare.
PLEASE SEE MY OTHER LISTINGS. The item "Original Yoshitoshi Japanese Woodblock Print Moon Above Sea 100 Aspects Moon" is in sale since Monday, July 23, 2018. This item is in the category "Antiques\Asian Antiques\Japan\Prints".
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