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Bon Festival moon (Bon no tsuki)


Item code : DUh045

Artist Yoshitoshi Tsukioka
Subject Male & Female
Series One Hundred Aspects of the Moon
Publisher Akiyama Buemon
Format Oban (Vertical)
Size 25 x 37 cm
Date Meiji (1868 - 1912)


Two boys and three girls in summer yukata dance the obon odori with their fans as they form a curve that leads to a full moon. The month is July, and people are in high spirits to welcome the ghosts of their respective ancestors to the world of the living. This print was drawn in the Shijo style, marked by the simplicity of the figures and the lines they are composed of.


Condition : Very Good       Impression : Excellent
Some stains within the print