The Moon's Invention

The Moon's Invention

Oban tate-e (9.5 by 14 ins approx.)
Catalogue ID: Yoshitoshi M95
Artist: Yoshitoshi
Date: 1891
Series: 100 Aspects of the Moon
Publisher: Akiyama Buemon
Description: “The Moon's Invention – Hozoin” : In'ei, abbot of the Hozoin temple in Nara, stares at the reflection of a sickle shaped moon and his practice spear. Yoshitoshi is suggesting that this is how he developed the idea for the 'sickle-spear” he was famous for inventing.
Condition: Two small marks to lower margin otherwise very goo.
Impression: Very good.

Availability: Available

£480.00