Poem by Minamoto no Shigeyuki

by Harunobu (1724 - 1770)

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Poem by Minamoto no Shigeyuki by Harunobu (1724 - 1770)

Harunobu (1724 - 1770) Japanese Woodblock Reprint
Poem by Minamoto no Shigeyuki

From an untitled series of Thirty-six Poetic Immortals

Poem by Minamoto no Shigeyuki - Lovely print of two young beauties by the shore, waves crashing up on the beach behind them. One woman holds onto her woven hat as the wind blows her kimono sleeves around her. Beautiful soft color, with delicate embossing in the waves and some details on the kimono fabric. A wonderful Harunobu subject, seldom seen in reprint.

Woodblock reprints - In the 20th century, artists and publishers collaborated to recreate famous woodblock prints for interested Japanese collectors and Westerners looking for rare designs. New blocks were made, and the prints were painstakingly printed by artisan printers in the same method as the 19th century originals - one block for each color. Woodblock reprints were an opportunity to collect and enjoy a famous design at a small fraction of the price of an original. They still are today.

Artist - Harunobu (1724 - 1770)

Image Size - 10 7/8" x *

Condition - This print with excellent color and detail as shown. Light toning, a couple spots. Please see photos for details.

Poem by Minamoto no Shigeyuki by Harunobu (1724 - 1770)
Poem by Minamoto no Shigeyuki by Harunobu (1724 - 1770)