Unknown: Bamboo grove
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Unknown Artist – Meiji period
A bamboo grove in the mist. Sumizuri-e, octagonal uchiwa-e (fan print).
Signature: not read. Seal: _ sai
Original Japanese woodblock print. Size: Uchiwa-e, horizontal octagon, 22.2 x 28.8 cm
Very nice impression. Vertical centrefold as usual (reinforced from verso in top and bottom), else very good condition. Rare.
Cf. Rijksmuseum Amsterdam No. RP-P-1961-109. Rappard-Boon, The Age of Yoshitoshi. Japanese prints from the Meiji- and Taishô periods. Rijksprentenkabinet, Rijksmuseum Amsterdam, 1990, pp. 79-81, No. 109.26