Zeshin: Travelers fighting the rain
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Shibata Zeshin (1807-1891)
Two travellers and a boy are bending against a heavy rainstorm.
Publisher: probably Matsuki Heikichi (Daikokuya)
Date: around 19000
Size: Shikishiban, 23 x 23,5 cm
Excellent impression and colours. Retains old album backing. Left margin a little bit trimmed, else excellent condition.
Ill. in Rappard-Boon, The Age of Yoshitoshi. Japanese prints from the Meiji- and Taishô period… Rijksprentenkabinet, Rijksmuseum Amsterdam, 1990, p. 14, No. 5. See also British Museum No. 1906,1220,0.1371