Comments - Beautiful Meiji era triptych of court ladies enjoying a walk along the bank of the Sumida River to view cherry blossoms. In the center, a young woman uses her fan to point out a crane flying over the water below. An attendant next to her holds a lacquer tray of writing supplies to create poem slips. The pink and white blossoms form a striking canopy overhead. A terrific scene of this traditional spring pastime, done with rich vibrant colors. Detailed with faint embossing on the white kimono collars.
Artist - Ginko (active 1874 - 1897)
Image Size - 13 3/4" x 27 3/4" + margins as shown
Condition - This print with excellent color and detail as shown. Three separate panels. A few holes and thinning spots, repaired. Slight toning and soiling, slight rubbing at edges. Please see photos for details.
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