“Famous Places in the East: The Ancient Incident of Umewaka and the Child Seller beside the Sumida River. “
Date: 1883
An evocative tour-de-force. Falling cherry blossoms and a brilliant reflected moon highlight the poignancy of this scene, a masterpiece of beauty and drama. The 12-year-old boy Umewaka collapses at last beneath a heartbreaking full moon as a man approaches with either menace or concern.
Publisher: Akiyama Buemon
Size: Oban triptych
Condition: Excellent impression and color. Strong woodgrain in the sky. Very good condition. Some trimming.
Sealed: Yoshitoshi no in
Inventory Number: YOT439