Gekkô: Orime
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Ogata Gekkô (1859-1920)

A weaver at work on her loom by an open window.

Title: Orime (the weaver)

Series: Fujin fûzoku zukushi (Manners and Customs of Ladies)

Signature: Gekkô

Seal: Gekkô

Engraver: (Negishi) Naoyama

Publisher: Sasaki Toyokichi, Tokyo

Date: Meiji 25 (1892)

Size: Vertical Ôban, 32,5 x 22,2 cm (image)

Very good impression and colours, with embossing. Unbacked, with good margins. A weak diagonal crease in upper right corner, otherwise very good condition. First edition, published by Sasaki.
Amy Reigle Newland, Printed and Painted. The Meiji Art of Ogata Gekkô (1859-1920), Leiden 2021, p. 64f.

€ 230,-