THE WARRIOR AND POET TAIRA NO TADANORI (Ogata Gekko)

$259.00

Object: original Japanese woodblock print
Genre: ukiyo-e 浮世絵 pictures of the floating world

Artist: Ogata Gekko 尾形月耕 (1859-1920), signed Gekko 月耕
From the series: Flowers of Japan, Illustrated 日本花図絵
Print title: Tadanori 忠度
Print subject: Taira no Tadanori 平忠度 composing a poem under a cherry tree before the Battle of Ichinotani 一ノ谷の戦い

Top right inscription: Evening drawing on, I’ll take lodging in the shade of this tree, and make its blossoms my host for the night. 行暮てこの下かけを宿とせは花そ今宵のあるし成らん

Publisher: Sasaki Toyokichi 佐々木豊吉
Carver: Negishi Chokuzan 根岸直山
Printer: Takayama 高山

Material: washi 和紙 Japanese paper
Technique: nishiki-e 錦絵 multi-coloured woodblock printing

Year: 1892
Condition: fair, central horizontal fold, slight stains, small tear on the right margin
Dimensions: 25 x 36,5 cm

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