Summer Flowers, 1907

by Tomioka Tessai (1836 - 1924)

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Summer Flowers, 1907 by Tomioka Tessai (1836 - 1924)

Original Tomioka Tessai (1836 - 1924) Japanese Woodblock Print
Summer Flowers, 1907

Series; Four Seasons of Flowers, 1907

Four Seasons of Flowers - Lovely design from Tomioka Tessai's series "Four Seasons of Flowers," published by Unsodo in Meiji 40 (1907). Tomioka based his designs on paintings by Sakai Hoitsu (1761 - 1828), who is credited with reviving the historic Rinpa School of painting during the Edo era. The series comprises ten volumes of colorful flowers and blossoming trees and shrubs for the four seasons. These handsome woodblocks feature interesting compositions, ranging from bold closeups to airy depictions of delicate leaves and blossoms, carefully colored and detailed. An attractive series to collect or display. This woodblock is from the summer group.

Artist - Tomioka Tessai (1836 - 1924)

Image Size - 9" x 12 3/8" + margins as shown

Condition - This print with excellent color and detail as shown. Slight thinning on reverse at sides. Slight toning, a few creases. Some prints have slight separation at ends of vertical centerfold, repaired, or a few spots or marks. Please see photos for details.

Summer Flowers, 1907 by Tomioka Tessai (1836 - 1924)
Summer Flowers, 1907 by Tomioka Tessai (1836 - 1924)

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