Original Gekko (1859 - 1920) Japanese Woodblock Print
Taira no Sakuraku at the Sakura River, 1896
Series; Flowers of Japan
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Flowers of Japan - Gekko's "Flowers of Japan" series features a variety of subjects beyond flowers, including historical figures and events, and pastimes or daily activities. These charming designs are rendered in Gekko's painterly style, which includes attractive calligraphic line work with a loose, sketch-like quality. Prints were published between 1892 and 1900, and many subjects include deluxe publishing techniques such as burnishing, embossing, or mica. These attractive Meiji era designs are a nice choice to collect or display.
Artist - Gekko (1859 - 1920)
Image Size - 12 7/8" x 8 3/8" + margins as shown
Condition - This print with excellent color and detail as shown. Small hole, repaired. Horizontal centerfold. Slight toning, a few creases. Please see photos for details.