Visiting Friends, 1897

by Miyagawa Shuntei (1873 - 1914)

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Visiting Friends, 1897 by Miyagawa Shuntei (1873 - 1914)

Original Miyagawa Shuntei (1873 - 1914) Japanese Woodblock Print
Visiting Friends, 1897

Series; Flowers of the Floating World, 1897 - 1898

Flowers of the Floating World - Published in 1897 - 1898, Shuntei Miyagawa's series "Flowers of the Floating World" (Ukiyo no hana) depicts women and girls in scenes from everyday life throughout the year. From cherry blossom viewing or taking a winter stroll to arranging flowers or playing music, these charming images offer a wonderful look at life in Japan during the Meiji era. Some designs feature deluxe printing techniques such as burnishing, embossing, or accents of metallic pigment. A lovely beauty series by Shuntei Miyagawa, rarely seen.

Special detail - Burnishing on the black clogs and to indicate the folds of the black kimono, silver mica on the lavender obi.

Artist - Miyagawa Shuntei (1873 - 1914)

Image Size - 11 3/4" x 8 1/8" + margins as shown

Condition - Nice color and detail. Horizontal centerfold. A few repairs and creases.

Visiting Friends, 1897 by Miyagawa Shuntei (1873 - 1914)
Visiting Friends, 1897 by Miyagawa Shuntei (1873 - 1914)

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