Bakufû - Rock sea bream
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Ôno (Ohno) Bakufû (1888-1976)

Rock sea bream (Japanese: Ishidai, Latin: Oplegnathus fasciatus).

Series: Dai Nihon gyorui gashû (Familiar Fishes of Japan)

Signature: Bakufû

Seal: Artist's seal

Publisher: Kyôto Hanga-in („Kyoto Hangain Ltd.“ and the same in Japanese) verso on lower margin

Date: first 1939 – this edition ca. 1950

Size: Oban, 27,2 x 39,3 cm (picture size)

Very nice impression and colours, with relief printing and partly printed with some mica. A little bit later state, printed from the original woodblocks. Unidentified round red seal (Hanabishi-mon) in lower right. Perfect condition.