Original woodblock print - Toyohara Yoshu Chikanobu (1838-1912) - From the series "Shin bijin" 真美人 (True Beauties) - Japan - 1897 (Meiji 30)

Description
Original woodblock print - Toyohara Yoshu Chikanobu (1838-1912) - From the series "Shin bijin" 真美人 (True Beauties) - Japan - 1897 (Meiji 30)
Fair condition (restored), see description

Original woodblock print - Toyohara Yoshu Chikanobu (1838-1912) - From the series "Shin bijin" 真美人 (True Beauties) - Japan - 1897 (Meiji 30)

Beautiful colors, fine hair and details. Embossing on the fan. Extensive foxing, a mending in the upper right corner. A fold along the left margin. Paper remnants on the reverse side.

See British Museum: https://www.britishmuseum.org/collection/object/A_1906-1220-0-1604

Lot details
Object
Original woodblock print
Technique
Nishikie (brocade) polychrome woodblock printing
Material
Paper
Period
1897 (Meiji 30)
Region/ Country of origin
Japan
Artist/ Maker
Toyohara Yoshu Chikanobu (1838-1912)
Theme/ depiction
Woman
Title of artwork
From the series "Shin bijin" 真美人 (True Beauties)
Condition
Fair condition (restored), see description
Dimensions
0×25×35 cm
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