100 Aspects of the Moon # 8 by Tsukioka Yoshitoshi
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Artist: Tsukioka Yoshitoshi (Taiso) (1839-1892)
Woodblock Prints Title: One Hundred Aspects of the Moon # 8 Moonlight Patrol (Gekka no sekko)
1st Publication: December 1885
Size: 13-1/2" x 9" + Margins as shown
Date of this edition: December 1885
Publisher: Akiyama Buemon
Condition: Some soiling, small ink smudge, else very fine. Very good colors, impression, and overall condition.
More about this print: In another scene from the Chronicles of the Taiko, Saito Toshimitsu is conducting surveillance along the Kamo River near Kyoto, before the attack on the Honnoji Temple in 1582. Toshimitsu and his father Saito Kuranosuke were retainers of Akechi Mitshuide (1526-1582) who fought a treacherous war against his lord Oda Nobunaga.
Pictures: Pictures are taken outdoor, in the shade, to reflect true colors, without any enhancements of any kind. The last picture is taken indoor, with a light behind the print, to reveal the exact paper grain, holes if any, or other possible flaws.
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