Gekkô - In the Moonlight
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Ogata Gekkô (1859-1920)

A lady (the poetess and nun Chiyo?) with open hair, holding Buddhist prayer beads (mala) in her hands, is standing in a bamboo grove in the moonlight.

Title: Gekka Ni (?)… (Nun in the Moonlight…)

Series: Manners and Customs of Ladies

Signature: Gekkô

Seal: Gekkô

Publisher: Sasaki Toyokichi

Date: Meiji 25 (1892)

Size: Oban, 32,6 x 22 cm

Very good impression and colours, with relief printing. Old mounting. On upper margin old pencil inscription. A few small printer's spots, otherwise perfect condition.