[Go Back]  [New Search]    Details for Gekko Ogata (1859-1920) "Rikiya"         

Rikiya

Rikiya
by Gekko Ogata (1859-1920)

The artworks displayed on JAODB are not for sale.

Artist: Gekko Ogata (1859-1920) 尾形月耕
Title: Rikiya
Series: 47 Faithful Samurai - Gishi Shiju-Shichi Zu
Date 1st edition?1903
Publisher 1st edition?Not Set
Publisher (this edition)?Not Set
Medium (1st edition): Woodblock
Medium (this edition): Woodblock
Format (1st edition): Oban
Format (this edition): Oban
DB artwork code: 33179
Notes (1st edition)?
Notes (this edition)?The following information was taken from the original web listing of this artwork. Often written by non-experts, there may be inaccuracies:

47 Faithful Samurai

Artist: Gekko
Format: Oban tate-e: 14" x 9.5"

Subject: Although Oboshi Yoshio's son Rikiya was a youth of only sixteen years, he was taller and stronger than most and expert in the martial arts. When the house of Akao fell and the determined confederates gathered at Kagakuji to take the vendetta oath, his father left him of the roll, because he was a mother's boy.

Publisher: Matsuki Heikichi

Date: 1903

Condition: Fine colors. Full size. Japanese album backing paper. Minor creases, marks and flaws. Generally fine state of preservation.

Impression: Fine impression with gauffrage and silver pigment.

The artworks displayed on JAODB are not for sale.

JAODBContact MeOhmi Gallery HomeMy Personal CollectionResearch ArticlesKoitsu.com


Site copyright: Dr Ross F. Walker. Copyright of the displayed artwork: the original owner. The information contained on this website is provided as an educational resource to scholars and collectors of Japanese art. JAODB would like to thank the caretakers of these art items for their contribution to this database. The items displayed here are not being offered for sale. Unless otherwise indicated the displayed item is not in the ownership of JAODB or Ross Walker.