Graphite on Paper Sketch (Sanseido Published Commemorative Reprint) - Hashiguchi Goyo (1880-1921) - Graphite on Paper Sketch no. 9 - Uit de serie "Collection of Sketches of Beauties" - 1976

Description
Graphite on Paper Sketch (Sanseido Published Commemorative Reprint) - Hashiguchi Goyo (1880-1921) - Graphite on Paper Sketch no. 9 - Uit de serie "Collection of Sketches of Beauties" - 1976
Good condition, see description

Graphite on Paper Sketch (Sanseido Published Commemorative Reprint) - Hashiguchi Goyo (1880-1921) - Graphite on Paper Sketch no. 9 - Uit de serie "Collection of Sketches of Beauties" - 1976

Hashiguchi Goyo is one of the most famous Japanese woodblock print artists of the 20th century. Goyo only lived to be 41 years old and his output of woodblock prints is very limited (11 'bijin-ga', 4 landscapes, 1 'kacho-e').

Because of his premature death, Goyo left behind a great volume of unfinished work, including a sketchbook with 25 'Sketches of Beauties' (1918–1921). Some of the sketches are very well known as they were used as 'genga' (base sketches) for his woodblock prints.

In 1976, publisher Sanseido produced a limited commemorative issue (an edition of 500 copies) of 25 sketches from his famous sketchbook, commissioned by Goyo's heirs.

The very fine printing process used for this is most likely lithographic. Each sketch is printed on high-quality museum-art paper. Very detailed, of the same size and identical to Goyo's original graphite sketches, including the 'scribbles'.

The sketch on offer here is no. 9 comes from the set number 435. The edition number can be found on the box in which the sketch was originally stored (see last photo). The box is not included.

Large oban size.
Image measurements (excluding margins): 36.3 x 52 cm.
Total measurements: 37 x 52 cm.

The sketch is in good condition, an exact copy of the original in all its details. Please see the photos for the details.

The print will be sent by registered post, in sturdy cardboard packaging.

Lot details
Object
Graphite on Paper Sketch (Sanseido Published Commemorative Reprint)
Technique
Lithography
Material
Museum quality art paper
Period
1976
Region/ Country of origin
Japan
Artist/ Maker
Hashiguchi Goyo (1880-1921)
Title of artwork
Graphite on Paper Sketch no. 9 - Uit de serie "Collection of Sketches of Beauties"
Condition
Good condition, see description
Dimensions
0×36.3×52 cm
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