Ariwara no Narihira, No. 23

by Chikanobu (1838 - 1912)

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Ariwara no Narihira, No. 23 by Chikanobu (1838 - 1912)

Original Chikanobu (1838 - 1912) Japanese Woodblock Print
Ariwara no Narihira, No. 23

Series; Eastern Brocades, Day and Night Compared

Eastern Brocades, Day and Night Compared - Designed in 1886, Chikanobu's extraordinary "Eastern Brocade" series features a fantastic range of subjects, including brave warriors, eerie ghosts, timeless beauties, and famous figures from traditional tales of triumph and treachery. These beautiful images bring the history and legends of Japan to life with colorful characters and a wonderful attention to detail. Note the appealing compositions and fine printing in these Meiji era masterworks, many of which include deluxe treatments such as burnishing, embossing, or the addition of mica. These attractive designs are a nice choice to collect or display.

Artist - Chikanobu (1838 - 1912)

Image Size - 13" x 8 3/4"

Condition - With excellent color and detail. A couple faint marks. Please see photos for details.

Ariwara no Narihira, No. 23 by Chikanobu (1838 - 1912)
Ariwara no Narihira, No. 23 by Chikanobu (1838 - 1912)

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