woodblock print on hand laid japanese paper (washi). paper. on paper.
Size in cm: The overall size is ca. 18 x 25.5 cm. The image size is ca. 14.9 x 20.8 cm. Size in inch: The overall size is ca. 7.1 x 10 inch. The image size is ca. 5.9 x 8.2 inch.
Antique print, untitled. A lively scene in a tea house, with several musicians seated in the center. Servants / concubines bustle around while one man wves a fan. 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. Remains of attachment to carrier to the rear of the sheet. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.
Keywords: JAPANESE ANTIQUE PRINT-EHON-MANGA-MUSIC-TEA HOUSE-CONCUBINE-ANONYMOUS