Gekkô: Beautiful Lady in a boat
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Ogata Gekkô (1859-1920)

A beautiful Heian period lady - with her hand drum and umbrella - is gliding in her boat towards the hazy shore of (presumably) Miyajima

Signature: Gekkô

Seal: Ogata Gekkô

Publisher: (Matsuki Heikichi, Daikokuya)

Date: c. 1900-1910

Size: Shikishiban, 24,1 x 26,5 cm (paper size)

Excellent impression and colour. Completely untrimmed. One small stain, overall excellent condition. A rare print by the artist.

For the scene depicted here compare Stevenson, Yoshitoshi’s One Hundred Aspects of the Moon, Washington 1992, No. 21 „Itsukushima moon – a Muro courtesan"