作品名: Flute Player Triptych
日付: Originally in 1883, this one is re-carved edition in late 20th C.
"The Flute Player" Fujiwara no Yasumasa (958 - 1036) was a famous musician. Here he plays his flute while walking back home in a moor. A man wanted to rob him his clothing but was enchanted by his music and ended up following him until his home. Then Yasumasa took notice of the robber, gave the man his robe and told him, "Next time, ask." This triptych is one of the best known designs by Yoshitoshi.