Original Miyagawa Shuntei (1873 - 1914) Japanese Woodblock Print
Series; Flowers of the Floating World, 1897 - 1898
Flowers of the Floating World - Published in 1897 - 1898, Shuntei Miyagawa's series "Flowers of the Floating World" (Ukiyo no hana) depicts women and girls in scenes from everyday life throughout the year. From cherry blossom viewing or taking a winter stroll to arranging flowers or playing music, these charming images offer a wonderful look at life in Japan during the Meiji era. Some designs feature deluxe printing techniques such as burnishing, embossing, or accents of metallic pigment. A lovely beauty series by Shuntei Miyagawa, rarely seen.
Special detail - Silver mica on the obi, burnishing on the black geta clogs.
Artist - Miyagawa Shuntei (1873 - 1914)
Image Size - 11 3/4" x 8" + margins as shown
Condition - This print with excellent color and detail as shown. Backed with paper. Vertical wrinkle. Slight toning, a few small marks, slight rubbing at edges. Please see photos for details.