Chikanobu: Harvest of Roots
Artist: Yōshū Chikanobu
Title: Harvest of Roots
Series: Noble Ladies in the Tokugawa Era
A group of elegantly attired ladies walk amidst verdant foliage. The scene is leavened with humor in the leftmost sheet, where one of the women has pulled up on an elephant-eared plant, perhaps as a test, and the effort has upended her. Her sandal is shown suspended in mid-flight.
Condition: Excellent impression, color and condition.
Dimensions: ôban triptych
Publisher: Hasegawa Tsunejiro
Signature: Yôshû Chikanobu