Comments - Handsome scene of the Meiji Emperor and Empress enjoying a visit to a peony garden. Dressed in a black military uniform and plumed hat, the emperor sits on a chair at left, while the empress stands at right, smiling down at one of her ladies-in-waiting. She wears a purple robe with a design of birds in flight and swirling clouds over full red hakama pants. Large peonies in red and yellow frame a view of an extensive pond with a willow tree at right and a bridge leading across the water. An attractive design with lively color, detailed with metallic pigment that has oxidized to a dark tone on the Emperor's sash and the Empress's purple robe.
Artist - Chikanobu (1838 - 1912)
Image Size - 14" x 28" + top margin as shown
Condition - This print with nice color and detail as shown. Three separate panels, backed with paper. A few small spots. Please see photos for details.
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