by Gekko (1859 - 1920)
Series; Fifty-four Chapters of the Tale of Genji, 1893
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Gekko's Fifty-four Chapters of the Tale of Genji - Handsome woodblock from Gekko's beautiful series, "Fifty-four Chapters of the Tale of Genji." Each design illustrates a chapter from Murasaki's classic Japanese novel, "The Tale of Genji." These wonderful prints feature scenes of upper-class courtly life, beautifully drawn with flowing calligraphic lines and soft colors. Gekko's images are a unique union of traditional subjects and a modern artistic sensibility. These fine woodblocks have a distinct sense of personality and the beautiful settings reflect the classic landscape and architecture of life in the Heian era. A great interpretation of this timeless tale, Gekko's Genji prints are a wonderful choice to collect or display.
Artist - Gekko (1859 - 1920)
Image Size - 12 5/8" x 8 1/2" + margins as shown
Condition - This print with excellent color and detail as shown. Backed with paper. Slight toning and soiling. Some prints have a few spots or marks. Please see photos for details. Generally in good condition overall.
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