Gekkô: Tsubone kudari
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Ogata Gekkô (1859-1920)
An elegant court lady watching a cat running past her on the verandah.
Title: Tsubone kudari (A lady-in-waiting departs)
Series: Fujin fûzoku zukushi (Women‘s customs and manners)
Block cutter: Negishi Chokuzan
Publisher: Sasaki Toyokichi, Tokyo
Date: Meiji 24 (1891)
Format: Vertical Oban, 32,6 x 22,2 cm (image size)
Very nice impression and colour, with gauffrage, lustre printing and some metal pigment. Wide margins, unbacked. Paper a little age-toned, Some staining, mostly visible from the rear side. One miniature small hole, some weak creasing. Overall good to very good condition.
Cf. MFA Boston, 2016.1183 (not ill.)