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Fishing, 1895 by Chikanobu (1838 - 1912)

Item Number: 915788

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Auction Type: Standard Auction
Auction Category: Meiji Era, 1868 - 1912
Item Number: 915788
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Fishing, 1895 by Chikanobu (1838 - 1912)

Original Chikanobu (1838 - 1912) Japanese Woodblock Print
Fishing, 1895

Comments - Charming image of a beauty and a young boy in a boat fishing. The woman smiles over her shoulder as she holds a fishing pole in one hand and the line in the other. The young boy in front of her leans over the water, using a net to try to catch the koi fish bobbing about the surface. A smaller child sits in the front of the vessel, looking up at the sky, while at right, another woman carries a little girl on her back. A willow tree gracefully frames the scene. Lovely color in the elegant kimono and obi fabrics, with soft bokashi shading in the water and sky.

Artist - Chikanobu (1838 - 1912)
Image Size - 14 1/8" x 28 3/8" + margins as shown
Condition - This print with excellent detail as shown. Three attached panels. Paper hinge mounts on reverse at top edge. A few small holes, repaired. Creasing, wrinkling, slight toning and soiling. Please note, due to the size, this print may be shipped rolled. Please see photos for details.

Fishing, 1895 by Chikanobu (1838 - 1912)

Fishing, 1895 by Chikanobu (1838 - 1912)

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