Original woodblock print - Mizuno Toshikata (1866-1908) - 'The Fourth Month: Woman of the Enkyô Era' - From the series "Sanjûrokkasen" 三十六佳撰 (Thirty-six Elegant Selections) - Japan - 1893
The print depicts a woman wearing traditional Japanese clothing. She is sitting on the stairs of a porch and looks above, where the moon is visible. The print is number 10 from the series of 36, published by Akiyama Buemon.
Mizuno Toshikata was a student at Watanabe Shōtei (1852-1918), where he studied classic painting with flowers and birds. His style is that of the late Ukiyo-e from the Meiji-period (1868-1912). He was a member of the 'Japanese Art Association' (日本 美術 協会, Nihon bijutsu kyōkai).
In acceptable condition.
Signs of age (small stains).
Measurements including frame: length: 46 cm x width: 35 cm.
Measurements print: length: 33 cm x width; 24 cm.
See Museum of Fine Arts, Boston: https://collections.mfa.org/objects/321354
- Original woodblock print
- Nishikie (brocade) polychrome woodblock printing
- Region/ Country of origin
- Artist/ Maker
- Mizuno Toshikata (1866-1908)
- Title of artwork
- 'The Fourth Month: Woman of the Enkyô Era' - From the series "Thirty-six Elegant Selections"
- Reasonable condition, see description
- 2×35×46 cm