woodblock print on hand laid japanese paper (washi). paper. on paper.
Size in cm: The overall size is ca. 13.5 x 18.7 cm. The image size is ca. 12.7 x 17.8 cm. Size in inch: The overall size is ca. 5.3 x 7.4 inch. The image size is ca. 5 x 7 inch.
Antique print, untitled. A decorated calligraphy / title page. The border around the calligraphy shows two male figures and a bird. While the general term for books written in Japan is Wahon / Wasobon, this woodblock print originates from an Ehon / E-hon (Old illustrated Japanese books.). The prints in these books are woodblock prints, similar to the separately published Japanese prints which are called Ukiyo-e (Prints of the non-eternal world.). Ehon books are often stitched in accordion folded pages. One of the most famous artists of Ukiyo-e prints and prints part of Ehon, is Katsushika Hokusai. Japanese. Artists and Engravers: Anonymous. By an unknown Japanese artist, to be determined. Any input appreciated
Condition: Excellent, given age. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.
Keywords: JAPANESE ANTIQUE PRINT-EHON-CALLIGRAPHY-DECORATED BORDER-TITLE-ANONYMOUS