Koryusai (1735 - 1790) Japanese Woodblock Reprint
Narcissuses and Puppies
This Print from the Venerable Adachi Publisher - This beautiful reprint is from the famous Tokyo publisher Adachi, one of the most respected publishers of the 20th century. Adachi prints were printed to the highest standards of quality with excellent color and fine detail. The Adachi woodblock printers were known to be the best in the business. The Adachi group also chose interesting and varied subjects for their prints and was the only publisher of many famous old ukiyo-e images. These Adachi prints are sealed with a decorative, raised seal reading "Adachi" in roman characters indicating the print meets Adachi’s high quality standards.
Comments - Charming design of a litter of puppies sleeping beside a bed of narcissuses. The delicate spring flowers are protected from frost by a shelter made of reeds. The puppies are all different colors, ranging from solid white to a mottled black and tan. An attractive design with soft color.
Artist - Koryusai (1735 - 1790) Image Size - 10 1/4" x 7 7/8" + margins as shown Condition - Excellent overall with no issues to report.