Pupil of Yoshiume. A very prolific artist, Yoshitaki began making woodblock prints in his teens and by 1860s, barely into his twenties, already was a much sought-after print designer. He was active from mid to late 19th century in the Osaka area and produced many Kabuki play subjects with chuban-size prints. This diptych depicts the famous samurai, Miyamoto Musashi, and his concubine who symbolically clings to his outstretched sash.
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