Gekkô - A Waste of Weeds
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Ogata Gekkô (1859-1920)

Genji with an umbrella during rainfall, a servant opens the way through the scrub.

Title: Yomogiu – chapter 15 (A Waste of Weeds)

Series: Genji gojûyo-jô (The Tale of Genji in Fifty-Four Chapters)

Signature: Gekkô

Seal: Gekkô

Publisher: Yokoyama Ryôhachi

Date: Meiji 25 (1892)

Size: Oban, 32,6 x 22 cm (woodblock size)

Very nice impression and colours, with glossy overprint and relief printing. Originally mounted. Small weak red colouring at lower right margin, otherwise perfect condition.