Yoshikawa Kanpo: Cherry Blossoms at Night- Maruyama Park - Japanese Art Open Database

Artist: Yoshikawa Kanpo

Title: Cherry Blossoms at Night- Maruyama Park

Date: 1925

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Sunday, 21 September 2008 This is the same as item Full1. Artist: Yoshikawa Kanpo (1894-1979) Signature: artist signature and with red seal Title: Cherry Blossom at Nightin Maruayamapark (Kyoto) Date: c. 1925 Publisher: Sato Shotaro (c. 1895-1931). It is known that the carver of this print was Maeda and the Printer was Oiwa. Medium: Woodblock printing Size: Image: 10 3/5" x 15 3/5 '' ( 26,5 x 39,0 cm) . Total size approximately: 11 " x 17 1/5 " ( 27,5 x 43 cm) (Dai Oban) Impression: Very Good Condition/Colour: Fair. The print has been framed in the past, that's why there is some toning down of the colour, see along the margins for the difference, (caused by exposure to daylight of the print), and there is brown residu (from the framing) along the upper margin and partial for 1 a 2 millimetre in the image. Some wrinkles in margins,a small crease ( left corner below ). A red seal on reverse (publisher/edition/collector?). Clean on reverse (exclusive upper margin and pencilmarks). Shiny black lacquer colour . Seldom seen and offered on the market and it is a famous classic Shin Hanga print. Description: A night scene with passers-by, some in western clothing, near a by ' braziers' light up cherry tree.This is a very famous Cherry tree from the 19th century, it still exist. In 2005 I saw this tree in the Maruyama Park in Kyoto.

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