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Woodblock Printed Triptych of Six Japanese Ladies in Western-style Dresses Sewing

by Adachi Ginko

Woodblock Printed Triptych of Six Japanese Ladies in Western-style Dresses Sewing by Adachi Ginko
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Woodblock Printed Triptych of Six Japanese Ladies in Western-style Dresses Sewing by Adachi Ginko

[Japan] Lovely, colour triptych showing Japanese ladies in beautiful Western dresses busy at work sewing, ironing and cutting fabric. The Japanese title is 'Kijo Saiho no Zu' ['Illustration of Women Sewing']. Adachi Ginko (aka Shosai Ginko) was born in 1853 and was jailed in 1889 for 1 year for insulting the Meiji Emperor by drawing him as a skeleton. He died in 1902.

 

Kyobashi [Tokyo]. Sasaki Toyokichi. September 3rd, 1887.

 

Each panel approx. 36.4 x 25.1cm.

 

In very good condition. Some very minor creasing and wear at edges. A few very small marks. Unbacked with nice bleedthrough. u33020847

 

 

 

 

Woodblock Printed Triptych of Six Japanese Ladies in Western-style Dresses Sewing

Price: ¥110,000




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