Original diptych woodblock print designed by Imao Keinen (1845-1924) - A number of doves - From the album "Keinen kacho gafu" 景年花鳥画譜 - Japan - 1891
These woodblock prints of birds are from the series "Keinen Kacho Gafu", or flowers and birds in the four seasons. This series consisted of prints in pastel shades, 160 in total, which were bound in four books. Each book contained 40 prints from a season. The woodblock prints of these sparrows were originally part of the spring album.
Dimensions: single sheet: 36.5 cm x 25.5 cm, contiguous diptych is 48 cm x 36.5 cm
The diptych is in good condition with some age-related soiling on both pages. This piece in the left sheet (see last photo)
The woodblock prints will be shipped by registered post in sturdy cardboard packaging.
- Diptych, Original woodblock print
- Region/ Country of origin
- Artist/ Maker
- Imao Keinen (1845-1924)
- Title of artwork
- Afbeelding van een aantal musjes - Uit de album "Keinen kacho gafu" 景年花鳥画譜
- Good condition, see description
- 48×36.5×0 cm