Zeshin - Bamboo shoots
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Shibata Zeshin (1807-1891)

Children digging up bamboo shoots.

Signature: Zeshin

Seal: Zeshin

Date: 1880s

Size: Octagon, 22,4 x 28,9 cm

Perfect impression and colours. Vertical centrefold (as usual), at lower part slightly separated, otherwise very good condition. Uchiwa-e ?

Compare: Rijksmuseum Amsterdam No RP-P-1961-117. Rappard-Boon, The Age of Yoshitoshi. Japanese prints from the Meiji- and Taishô periods. Rijksprentenkabinet, Rijksmuseum Amsterdam, 1990, p 79-81, No 109.9.

Lit.: The Art of Shibata Zeshin, Cat. Honolulu Academy of Arts 1979.