Yoshitoshi: Kannon
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Tsukioka Yoshitoshi (1839-1892)

The Buddhist deity of compassion, Bodhisattva Kannon (aka Kannon Bosatsu, Guanyin), serenely seated on a rock above the roaring sea.

Title: Nankai no tsuki (Moon of the Southern Sea)

Series: Tsuki hyakushi (One Hundred Aspects of the Moon)

Signature: Yoshitoshi

Seal: Taiso

Engraver: Enkatsu

Publisher: Akiyama Buemon, Tokyo

Date: Meiji 21 (1888)

Size: Vertical Ôban, 33 x 22,3 cm (image)

Excellent impression and colours, with relief printing. Left margin minimally trimmed. Retains original album backing. Overall excellent condition.
Ill. in Stevenson, Yoshitoshi's one hundred aspects of the moon, no. 68 (ill.). Tjardes no. 21; Verberk, no. 65; Cf. also British Museum 1906,1220,0.1400