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
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.