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Lot 0105
  • Artist: Toyohara Chikanobu
  • Subject: New Year's Celebration
  • Series: Court Ladies of the Chiyoda Palace
  • Publisher: Fukuda Kumajiro, Hatsujiro
  • Format: Triptych
  • Date: 1895
  • Medium: Japanese Woodblock Print
  • Size: 24.7 x 37.6, 24 x 37.7, 25 x 37.9 centimeters

    One of Chikanobu's best known series; designed in a triptych format, depicting daily activities and annual events which took place in the Edo castle, where the court ladies of the Tokugawa family resided in a secluded situation.

    Toyohara Chikanobu (1838-1912) was a prolific woodblock artist of Japan's Meiji period during the 19th century. The Meiji period was when Japan moved from being an isolated society to its modern form, the effects of which were seen in politics, economy, foreign relations, and of course, art. Chikanobu signed his artwork "Yoshu Chikanobu". This was his "art name" sakuhinmei. The artist's "real name" honmyo was Hashimoto Naoyoshi; and it was published in his obituary.

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  • Condition

    Slightly faded, stain on the left and right bottom of the left print, minor stains on the back of the centre print

    Starting Bid

    $1.00

    Buyer's Premium

    • 10%

    Toyohara Chikanobu: New Year's Celebration

    Estimate $500 - $800Dec 18, 2016
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