Gekkô - Young Beauty with cat
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Ogata Gekkô (1859-1920)

Young Beauty with cat

Title: Keisei – Usugumo (傾城 薄雲)

Series: Gekkô Zuihitsu (Gekkô’s miscellaneous sketches)

Signature: Gekkô and seal

Publisher: Takegawa Risaburô

Date: Meiji 20 (1887)

Size: Oban, 32,6 x 21,6 cm (picture size)

Fine, detailed impression with excellent colours, throughout with relief printing in the background and printed with metal pigments. Red colour in the cartouche and of the kimono partly oxidized due to metal pigments, as usual. Old backing. Perfect condition.

British Museum, No 1906,1220,0.1772