|Notes (1st edition)|
|Publisher (this edition):||Yokoyama Ryohachi||Yokoyama Ryohachi||Yokoyama Ryohachi||Yokoyama Ryohachi|
|Date of this item:||1891||1891||1891||1891|
|Notes (this edition)|
These notes were written by the original owner/seller/auctioner of the item and may be inaccurate.:
Title Court woman playing a drum on a boat on a moonlit night
Series Gempei Setsugekka - Snow, Moon and Flower for the Minamoto and Taira
Signed Oju Yoshu Nobukazu hitsu
Publisher Yokoyama Ryohachi
Format Oban triptych (28 1/2" X 14 5/8")
Impression Fine; lacquer
Condition Excellent color, minor repairs
|Triptych: The Pleasure Craft
Format: Oban triptych: each sheet: 13.75" x 9.5"
Subject: Bijin enjoying the cool of the evening on pleasure craft beside a Torii in the water.
Date: c. 1880's
Condition: Fine colors. Slightly trimmed. Album backing paper. Vertical centrefolds. Slight offsetting. Minor soils, marks and flaws. Generally very good state of preservation.
Impression: Fine impression with gauffrage and silver pigment. Strong woodgrain visible in the background
|Triptych: By Moonlight
Artist: Chikanobu NO!
Format: Oban triptych: each sheet 15.5" x 9.5"
Subject: A moonlight scene in Oiso. Among Chikanobu's finest works, this ravishingly beautiful design of a Heian Court lady on a pleasure boat ranks as a masterpiece.
Condition: Fine colors. Album crease marks at edges. Minor offsetting, marks and flaws. Japanese album backing paper. Generally very good state of preservation.
Impression: Very fine with gauffrage.
|Monday, 30 May 2005
A guaranteed genuine original Japanese woodblock print showing a court lady playing a drum on a boat on a moonlit night. Series - Snow, Moon and Flower for the Minamoto and Taira clans. The artist is Nobukazu. Printed 1891. Excellent color, unbacked, sheets separate and unattached, untrimmed, some creases and surface dirt.
Dimensions: 28.5" X 14" (Oban Triptych).