Japanese Prints - Hokkei

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Japanese Prints - Hokkei


Hokkei (1780-1850)
Geisha and Boy with Kite
Surimono woodblock print
Paper size:
7 x 8
Date: Meiji Period
Condition: Copy B, very good
Poem: By
Kinushusha Michitsura
           In the New Year the perfume of a mature woman
           is caught in her sleeves by the spring breeze,
           like the fragrance of flowers in full bloom.

Surimono 4    $300
 

The boy's kite is embossed, as is much of the windblown geisha's kimono.
 

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