A look at Tsukioka Yoshitoshi on his 175th birthday

Kanaki Toshikage portrait of Yoshitoshi  One of Japan's greatest artists, Tsukioka Yoshitoshi, was born on this day in 1839, which I reckonΒ makes it as good a time as any to blog about him. For those unfamiliar, Yoshitoshi is widely regarded as one of ukiyo-e's greatest innovators, as well as its last major practitioner. He produced … Continue reading A look at Tsukioka Yoshitoshi on his 175th birthday