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Breaking News - Ako Roshi Vendetta Accomplished
by Shinsui, Ito (1898-1972) - 伊東深水
|Artist:||Shinsui, Ito (1898-1972) - 伊東深水|
|Title:||Breaking News - Ako Roshi Vendetta Accomplished|
|Series:||The Loyal Ronin - Gishi Taikan|
|Date:||1921 (this artwork: First edition)|
|Publisher:||Unknown - 不明|
|Medium:||Woodblock - 木版画|
|Format:||Oban - 大判, 34.4 x 25.5cm (sheet size)|
|Condition:||Fine. Embossing to snow. Mounted on original series art board. Excellent overall.|
|Notes:||Two women and other people are reading a special report informing the public that the 47 Ako Roshi had fulfilled their vendetta by killing Kira Kozukenosuke the previous night.
A very rare pre-earthquake print by Shinsui. Shinsui signature and seal at lower left. No margins, as published.
Handsome scene of two beauties reading a letter, their heads close together as they study the writing. A group gathers behind them to read a similar message, standing around in the snow with interest. Beautiful soft shading in the pale winter sky.
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