Exceptional original woodcut Öban format, "Shasei" technique - Kose Shöseki (1843-1919) - "Shichijūnikō meika gajö" 七十二侯名花画帖 (Picture Album of 72 Celebrated Flowers) - 1890

Description
Exceptional original woodcut Öban format, "Shasei" technique - Kose Shöseki (1843-1919) - "Shichijūnikō meika gajö" 七十二侯名花画帖 (Picture Album of 72 Celebrated Flowers) - 1890
Very good condition, see description

Exceptional original woodblock print in Öban format, "Shasei" technique - Kose Shöseki (1843-1919) - "Shichijūnikō meika gajö" 七十二侯名花画帖 (Picture Album of 72 Celebrated Flowers) - 1890

Exceptional original engraving on wood, Oban format, "Shasei" technique
Issued in 1890 by Hatta Zennosuke, Kyoto.

Shoseki Kose田 金 起 (21/10/1843-17/09/1919)
Painter from Kyoto School in Shijo and Master at the Tokyo School of Fine Arts.
Coming from a long line of Buddhist painters.

One of the great specialists of the "Shasei" technique which consists of superimposing many layers (up to 30) of pale colour, to develop texture and a three-dimensional effect.
To feel these many layers, put your fingertips on the drawing.

This print is the unique opportunity to acquire a beautiful piece of work of this great master.

Format öban yoko-e 250 x 370 mm

Print: very good condition, fresh and bright colours.
It has been lined and folded to be incorporated into the book.
See photos.

Lot details
Object
Exceptional original woodcut Öban format, "Shasei" technique
Material
Paper
Period
1890
Region/ Country of origin
Japan
Artist/ Maker
Kose Shöseki (1843-1919)
Attribution
Original
Theme/ depiction
Flowers
Title of artwork
"Shichijūnikō meika gajö" 七十二侯名花画帖 (Picture Album of 72 Celebrated Flowers)
Condition
Very good condition, see description
Dimensions
250×370×0 mm
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