Bakufû - Spiny Lobster
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Ôno (Ohno) Bakufû (1888-1976)

Spiny Lobster (Japanese: Ise-ebi, Latin: Panulirus japonicus).

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 1937 – this edition ca. 1950

Size: Oban, 26,8 x 39,1 cm (picture size)

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