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Tsukioka Yoshitoshi (aka Yoshitoshi), Japanese, (1839–1892)
The Picture of the Homecoming of Urashima Taro's Son from the Dragon's Palace, 1886
Ink on Paper
14 in. x 18 7/8 in. (355.6 mm x 479.43 mm)

Object Type: Print
Technique: Wood-block Printing
Period: Meiji (Japan, 1869-1912)
Credit Line: Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Marer
Accession Number: 93.3.77

Alternate Title: Yoshitoshi manga: Urashima no ko Ryugujo yori kikoku no zu
Full Title: Yoshitoshi's Cartoons: The Picture of the Homecoming of Urashima Taro's Son from the Dragon's Palace

The fisherman Urashima Taro caught a tortoise but set it free.  The next day a beautiful maiden appeared above the waves and beckoned him to the palace of the Dragon King, where he became her husband.  After three years he returned home only to discover he had been away for 300 years.  In this print Taro is shown leaving his wife.

On mat, in pencil: Marer 411. Description on verso of mat. Signed: Yoshitoshi ga. Artist's seal: Yoshitoshi. Carver: Horiko Noguchi Enkatsu.

Colored ink woodblock on paper; diptych (2 panels are fused together).

Object Description
Meiji period Japanese color woodblock print with an image of a man riding a carp. Diptych.

Kobayashi Tetsujiro.

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