Bakufû - Kawahagi fish
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Ôno (Ohno) Bakufû (1888-1976)
Three Kawahagi fishes (Threadsail filefish, Lat.: Stephanolepis cirrhifer) above sea stars and anemones.
Series: Dai Nihon gyorui gashû (Familiar Fishes of Japan)
Seal: Artist's seal
Publisher: Kyôto Hanga-in (Kyoto Hangain Ltd. and the same in Japanese) at lower back margin
Date: first 1938 – this edition ca. 1950
Size: Oban, 27,1 x 39,1 cm (woodblock size)
Very nice impression and colours, printed with mica. Somewhat later print from the original woodblocks. Round red seal (hanabishi-mon) on lower right corner. Two small tears and a weak fold at lower left margin, otherwise perfect condition.