Original woodblock print - Ogata Gekko (1859-1920) - 'Le shogun Minamoto en prière dans le sanctuaire shinto So Sa Hachiman' - Série "Gekko zuihitsu"月耕随筆 - 1887

Description
Original woodblock print - Ogata Gekko (1859-1920) - 'Le shogun Minamoto en prière dans le sanctuaire shinto So Sa Hachiman' - Série "Gekko zuihitsu"月耕随筆 - 1887
Very good condition, see description

Original woodblock print - Ogata Gekko (1859-1920) - 'Shogun Minamoto praying in the shintoist So Sa Hachiman sanctuairy' - Series 'Gekko zuihitsu'月耕随筆 - 1887

Hachiman (八幡神) is the god of the war and the protector of Japan.

Series "Gekko zuihitsu"月耕随筆
Drawing: 1886–‘87
Editor: Matsuki Heikichi 1887.

Gekko Ogata: born in 1859 in Edo, son of a merchant. When he was 16 years old, his father passed away and his family lost their business. He was adopted by the Ogata family (a family of artists) and became Ogata Gekko.

This woodcut is a unique opportunity to acquire a superb and original print by Ogata Gekko with seal and signature.

Öban tate-e format: 356 × 236 mm.

Print with paper lining for mounting in the ‘Gekko zuihitsu’ album.

Very good condition, fresh and bright colours. No holes or folds, short margins.
Embossing cartridge (ph 7/8). Silvered pigments (ph 11/12)
Tiny flaws on the paper lining, no damages to the woodblock print.
See the photos.

Lot details
Object
Original woodblock print
Material
Paper
Period
1887
Region/ Country of origin
Japan
Artist/ Maker
Ogata Gekko (1859-1920)
Attribution
Original
Title of artwork
'Le shogun Minamoto en prière dans le sanctuaire shinto So Sa Hachiman' - Série "Gekko zuihitsu"月耕随筆
Condition
Very good condition, see description
Dimensions
353×236×0 mm
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