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Ogata Gekkô (1859-1920)

Emperor Yûryakû hunting a wild boar at Mt. Katsuragi.

Title: Yûryakû Tennô – Katsuragi-san kari no zu (Emperor Yûryakû – Hunting at Mt. Katsuragi)

Series: Gekkô Zuihitsu (Gekkô’s miscellaneous sketches)

Signature: Gekkô and seal

Publisher: Takegawa Risaburô

Date: Meiji 26 (1893)

Size: Oban, 32,7 x 21,6 cm (picture size)

Fine, detailed impression with excellent colours, with relief printing and partly printed with silver pigments. Cartouche of the series partly oxidized due to metal pigments, as usual. At upper margin old handwritten pencil inscription. Old backing, perfect condition. British Museum, No 1906,1220,0.1771.