christiesinc That winter morning struggle... ❄️ ❄️ ❄️⠀ .⠀ This print by Utagawa Kuniyoshi tells the story of Moso, a Chinese official who braved snow and ice to search for bamboo shoots for his sick mother.⠀ .⠀ The work is a highlight of our Art of Japan: Online auction. Bidding is open until 11 December.⠀ .⠀ Utagawa Kuniyoshi (1797–1861), ‘Moso looking for bamboo shoots in heavy snow’, c. 1840. Estimate: £800–1,000.⠀ .⠀ Art of Japan: Online auction, 4–11 December.⠀ .⠀ @christiesasia #japanese #japaneseart #utagawakuniyoshi #woodblockprint #print #art #artwork #artist

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