Original woodblock print - Toyohara Kunichika (1835-1900) - 'Matsui Gensui, Tatsu Villa, Tanaka Kaodo Wholesale Cosmetics' - From "Tôkyô jiman meibutsu awase" - Japan - 1896

Description
Original woodblock print - Toyohara Kunichika (1835-1900) - 'Matsui Gensui, Tatsu Villa, Tanaka Kaodo Wholesale Cosmetics' - From "Tôkyô jiman meibutsu awase" - Japan - 1896
Fair condition, see description

Original woodblock print - Toyohara Kunichika (1835-1900) - 'Matsui Gensui, Tatsu Villa, Tanaka Kaodo Wholesale Cosmetics' - From "Tôkyô jiman meibutsu awase" 東京自慢名物会 (Specialty Products Compared, The Pride of Edo) - Japan - 1896

Print of Toyohara Kunichika 豊原国周 (1835-1900) from the series: "Edo jiman meibutsu awase" with the title:
'Matsui Gensui, Tatsu Villa, Tanaka Kaodo Wholesale Cosmetics' - From "Tôkyô jiman meibutsu awase" 東京自慢名物会 (Specialty Products Compared, The Pride of Edo)

A rarely found Kunichika series, published between 1896 and 1897, with famous places, people and products of Tokyo. Fascinating series with the modern aspects of the Meiji period!

Published in Meiji 29 (1896) 8th month, in Tokyo, by Kumajiro Fukuda (福田 熊次郎).

Condition: fair, normal signs of age, softer paper, some stains and smudges, light trimming (Li).

See Edo Tokyo Museum: https://digitalmuseum.rekibun.or.jp/app/collection/detail?ss=01&b1=1000200&b2=2000220&id=0102303964

The print will be shipped registered, by Bpost Tracking.

Lot details
Object
Original woodblock print
Technique
Nishikie (brocade) polychrome woodblock printing
Material
Paper
Period
1896
Region/ Country of origin
Japan
Artist/ Maker
Toyohara Kunichika (1835-1900)
Attribution
Original
Theme/ depiction
from the series "Edo jiman meibutsu awase"
Title of artwork
'Matsui Gensui, Tatsu Villa, Tanaka Kaodo Wholesale Cosmetics' - From "Tôkyô jiman meibutsu awase"
Condition
Fair condition, see description
Dimensions
363×235×0 mm
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