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Title

Portrait of Yoshitoshi by his student Kanaki Toshikage , from the series One hundred aspects of the moon

June 1892

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  • Details

    Place where the work was made
    Japan
    Period
    Meiji period 1868 - 1912 → Japan
    Date
    June 1892
    Media category
    Print
    Materials used
    colour woodblock; ōban
    Dimensions
    39.0 x 26.0 cm
    Credit
    Yasuko Myer Bequest Fund 2012
    Location
    Not on display
    Accession number
    258.2012.103
    Copyright

    Reproduction requests

    Artist information
    Tsukioka Tsukioka Yoshitoshi

    Works in the collection

    119

    Artist information
    Kanaki Toshikage

    Works in the collection

    1

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  • About

    Kanaki Toshikage was Yoshitoshi’s oldest student. This memorial portrait was published by Akiyama Buemon and reproduced in the 'Yomiuri shinbun' on 22 June 1892.

    Calligraphy on the portrait reads:

    yo o tsumete
    terimasarishi wa
    natsu no tsuki

    holding the night at bay
    having outshone all the rest
    is the summer moon

    (Translated by Lawrence Marceau in Chris Uhlenbeck and Amy Reigle Newland, 'Yoshitoshi: masterpieces from the Ed Freis Collection', Hotei Publishing, 2011, p 39)

  • Places

    Where the work was made

    Japan

  • Exhibition history

    Shown in 1 exhibition

  • Bibliography

    Referenced in 3 publications

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