Woodblock Printed Album by Ogata Gekko Lovely album published by Matsuki Heikichi with English shop label
[Japan] Nice album containing 12 prints by Ogata Gekko (1859-1920) who was one of the first Japanese artists to gain an overseas following after winning an award at the 1893 World's Columbian Exposition in Chicago. Interestingly, inside the rear cover there are two woodblock printed shop labels as issued of Matsuki Heikichi (1871-1931), who was in charge of the Daikokuya publishing house. The label on the right shows a man peddling woodblock prints in the street.
12pp. 25.8 x 28.6cm.
In good condition. Covers with some staining, first and last prints a bit spotted. Otherwise very good with general age wear only. b33040888