Tsukioka Yoshitoshi (1839-1892)
Late 19th century
Comprising one oban triptych and two sheets from a triptych; the first titled Imayo Genji (Genji in present style), depicting Nisemurasaki Inaka Genji with an attendant watching awabi fisher girls picking abalones from the sea of Enoshima, published by Tsujiokaya Bunsuke, signed Kaisai Yoshitoshi hitsu/Gyokuo Yoshitoshi hitsu, each approx. 35cm x 24cm (13¾in x 9 3/8in); the second titled Sakura Sogo no hanashi (The Story of Sakura Sogo), depicting the head of the Sakura clan leaving his family to appeal to the Shogun Ietsuna due to the famine on his land, published by Tsunashima Kamekichi, signed Yoshitoshi, each approx. 37.2cm x 25.54cm (14 5/8in x 10in). (5).