Trivium Art HistoryTsukioka Yoshitoshi

100 Aspects, No 4. The Gion District

100 Aspects, No 4. The Gion District, 1885 — Tsukioka Yoshitoshi
36.8 cm24.1 cm

100 Aspects, No 4. The Gion District is an Edo Period, Wood Block Print Printmaking created by Tsukioka Yoshitoshi in 1885. The image is in the Public Domain, and tagged Moon, and 100 Aspects of the Moon. Source

In this scene from the Kabuki play Chushingura, the young Oishi Rikiya delivers a letter containing news about the forty-seven Ronin to the Ichiriki Teahouse in Kyoto where his father, Oishi Yuranosuke, is secretly organizing a vendetta to avenge his master’s death.

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