The Dream

Oban Tate-e (each sheet 9.5 ins by 14.5 ins approx.)

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Yoshitoshi T4#

A Woman Saving the Nation: A Chronicle of Great Peace - The triptych shows the Shogun Tsunayoshi dreaming about his concubine. His wife watches him with a knife ready. She will save him from Yanagisawa, the concubine's father, who is plotting to overthrow him. By killing both Yanagisawa and herself, she saves the Shogun and the nation.

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Catalogue ID Yoshitoshi T4#
Artist Yoshitoshi
Date 1886
Publisher Akiyama Buemon
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A Woman Saving the Nation: A Chronicle of Great Peace - The triptych shows the Shogun Tsunayoshi dreaming about his concubine. His wife watches him with a knife ready. She will save him from Yanagisawa, the concubine's father, who is plotting to overthrow him. By killing both Yanagisawa and herself, she saves the Shogun and the nation.

Condition Very good.
Impression Fine.