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Tying a Poem Slip to a Cherry Tree by Gekko (1859 - 1920)

Item Number: 885940

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Auction Type: Standard Auction
Auction Category: Meiji Era, 1868 - 1912
Item Number: 885940
 
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Tying a Poem Slip to a Cherry Tree by Gekko (1859 - 1920)

Original Gekko (1859 - 1920) Japanese Woodblock Print
Tying a Poem Slip to a Cherry Tree
Series; Pictures of Flowers of Japan

Tying a Poem Slip to a Cherry Tree - Charming design of a girl tying a poem slip to the branch of a flowering cherry tree. She stands with one foot on the bottom railing of a bridge as she reaches for the branch, causing a shower of pink petals to fall. A cloth panel is draped around the trunk of the tree to provide privacy for the viewing party, and a polka dot kimono hangs over the cloth panel at right. An attractive scene with lovely color and touches of silver mica embellishment.

Artist - Gekko (1859 - 1920)
Image Size - 8 1/2" x 12 3/4" + margins as shown
Condition - This print with excellent color and detail as shown. Backed with paper. Slight toning and soiling, a few creases and spots. Red seal near top center. Please see photos for details.


Tying a Poem Slip to a Cherry Tree by Gekko (1859 - 1920)

Tying a Poem Slip to a Cherry Tree by Gekko (1859 - 1920)

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