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Gekko's Essays: No. 3

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Ogata Gekko, Japanese, (1859–1920)
Gekko's Essays: No. 3, 1892
Ink on Paper
12 7/8 in. x 8 9/16 in. (32.7 cm x 21.75 cm)

Object Type: Print
Technique: Wood-block Printing
Period: Meiji (Japan, 1869-1912)
Credit Line: Purchased with funds from the Aoki Endowment for Japanese Arts and Cultures
Accession Number: 2005.1.22

Alternate Title: Gekko Zuihitsu: No. 3

Fine colors with some oxidation. Superb first edition impression with gauffrage.

Two text banners in the upper right. Signed with a seal in the lower left.

Colored ink woodblock print; oban tate-e.

Object Description
Meiji period color woodblock triptych depicting a fashionable young bijin seated by an open window, looking out at a bare-chested old woman hard at work.

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