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Vertical Woodblock Diptych

Auction:
2885B
Lot:
459
Sold for:
$369$300

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Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - 2885B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
March 19, 2016 11:00AM

Description:

Vertical Woodblock Diptych, Japan, Tsukioka Yoshitoshi (1839-1892), one of sixteen vertical diptychs published in the 1880s, depicting a legendary scene with a priest saved by two deities from a waterfall, embossed details, signed "Oju Yoshitoshi ga" with a seal, color on paper, framed and glazed, oban tate-e, print 28 3/4 x 10 3/8 in.
Estimate $300-500

two prints glued together to edges, slightly out of register to each other, stains, creases, minor tears to paper, not examined out of frame.


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Japan, Diptych, Yoshitoshi

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