Yoshitoshi (1839 - 1892)
#11 The loyal wet nurse Masaoka of the Date clan. 24 Accomplishments in Imperial Japan, 1881
14.12 x 9.50 in (35.86 x 24.13 cm)
5046 / INV. # 10092549
Publisher: Tsuda Genshichi Condition: Fine impression, color and condition. First state. Backed Masaoka is holding her dead son Senmatsu, who was poisoned in place of her master's child, Tsurukiyo. A well known story from the Kabuki play Meiboku sendai hagi (The disputed succession of the Date family).