Ishii Hakutei: Nihonbashi Beauty

Ishii Hakutei 石井柏亭 1882-1958

  • $750.00

Artist: Ishii Hakutei 石井柏亭
Title: Nihonbashi Beauty
Series: Twelve Views of Tokyo  東京十二景
Date: 1914-1917

We see a beauty wearing a striped ensemble superimposed over an inset cartouche that shows Nihonbashi Bridge. The artist wrote in a 1910 advertisement for this series “The publishing of Tokyo junikie represents a move back to the original features of a Japanese woodblock print”, after bemoaning its decline in the previous few sentences.

Condition: Exellent impression, color and condition.
Dimensions: oban (38.1 x 25.4 cm)
Signature: Hakutei ga  Publisher: Yanagiya-shoten, Seikado


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