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
Poem:
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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