Yoshiiku Utagawa, Mokichi and his Wife Tsuyo, Tokyo Nichinichi Shimbun Newspaper
Artist: Yoshiiku Utagawa (1833-1904)
Title: Mokichi and his wife Tsuyo
Series title: Tokyo Nichinichi Shimbun Newspaper
Size: 23.3 x 36 cm
Condition: Light soiling, some wear on the margins.
Newspapers began to flourish with the Meiji restoration and over seventy newspapers of some description existed by 1873 when censorship on reporting about current events softened. The sensational news stories provided a rich source of material for artists' designs, from the scandalous to the tragic. Yoshiiku's images,alongside those by other woodblock print artists, offer a valuable insight into daily life in the Meiji period.
|Print Format||Oban (Vertical)|
|Artist Name||Yoshiiku Utagawa|
|Title||Mokichi and his wife Tsuyo|
|Subject||Male & Female, Others|
|Dimensions||23.3 x 36 cm|
|Condition Report||Light soiling, some wear on the margins.|