Illustration, Original woodblock print - Imao Keinen (1845-1924) - 'Japanese robin and hibiscus' -From "Keinen kacho gafu" 景年花鳥画譜 (Keinen's Album of Flowers and Birds) - 1891

Description
Illustration, Original woodblock print - Imao Keinen (1845-1924) - 'Japanese robin and hibiscus' -From "Keinen kacho gafu" 景年花鳥画譜 (Keinen's Album of Flowers and Birds) - 1891
Very good condition, see description

Illustration, Original woodblock print - Imao Keinen (1845-1924) - 'Japanese robin and hibiscus' -From "Keinen kacho gafu" 景年花鳥画譜 (Keinen's Album of Flowers and Birds) - 1891

Imao Keinen published a set of four volumes with the title ‘Keinen Kacho Gafu’ , ‘Bird and Flower albums by Keinen’. with 160 different birds in different seasonal settings . The album set is regarded as Keinen’s most important contribution to Japanese print art. The prints represent a pinnacle of the Shin Hanga movement. The prints were bound together shown by the binding holes on the right of this print. The engraver of the woodblocks, Tanaka Jirokichi , showed great professional skill.

The print is in a very good state.. Very vivid colours and fine impression. Paper in very good condition, no wrinkles or flaws. The print is not backed.

Format: Oban tate-e, 36,5 x 25,5 cm (14,5” x 10” approx..) Full size

The print will be sent well packaged and insured.

Lot details
Object
Illustration, Original woodblock print
Material
Paper
Period
1891
Region/ Country of origin
Japan
Artist/ Maker
Imao Keinen (1845-1924)
Theme/ depiction
Bird, Flowers
Title of artwork
'Japanese robin and hibiscus' -From "Keinen kacho gafu" 景年花鳥画譜 (Keinen's Album of Flowers and Birds)
Condition
Very good condition, see description
Dimensions
36.5×25.5×0 cm
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