Japanese Prints - Yashima Gakutei

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Japanese Prints - Yashima Gakutei

Yashima Gakutei  (1786 - 1868)
Geisha and Peacock

Surimono woodblock print
Paper size:
7 x 8
Date: Meiji Period
Condition: Copy B, slight bends at lower right corner
By Asanoya Naonari
           The bird comes to play and the jeweled early Spring
           makes the long tails of the sunbeams more golden.

Surimono 2    $300

A beautiful geisha gazes at a peacock on a branch. The pale green floral background is heavily embossed, as is the peacock and the black areas of her kimono.

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