Japanese Antique Print-TITLE-EHON-SIGN-CALLIGRAPHY-Anonymous-19th c.



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woodblock print on hand laid japanese paper (washi). paper. on paper.

Size in cm: The overall size is ca. 14 x 18.6 cm. The image size is ca. 13.5 x 18.1 cm. Size in inch: The overall size is ca. 5.5 x 7.3 inch. The image size is ca. 5.3 x 7.1 inch.

Antique print, untitled. This print shows two men standing around a large sign with calligraphed letters. From a series of profession prints. 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: Very good, given age. Crease in middle of print. Paper loss in right margin. Print attached to carrier. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.



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