Gekkô: Young boy and Mt. Fuji
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Ogata Gekkô (1859-1920)

A boy sitting on an ox, picking the first spring blossom from a tree, Mt Fuji in the background.

Signature: Gekkô

Seal: Gekkô

Publisher: Matsuki Heikichi

Date: Around 1900

Size: Shikishiban, 22,8 x 25 cm

Very good impression in excellent colours. Unbacked. Excellent condition. A rarely seen, very lovely image. Here the (later?) variant with undulated hill with grass in the foreground and higher signature.

Cf. Milne Henderson, Zeshin & Related Artists, London n.d. (1978), No. 37 (other variant).