Original woodblock print - Ogata Gekko (1859-1920) - "The sculptor Hidari Jingorō (左 甚五郎)(1584/1644) watching his work come to life" - Series "Gekko zuihitsu"月耕随筆 - 1887
The master sculptor Hidari Jingoro watching the statue that he has just completed come to life.
His sculptures were so realistic that they looked alive. He created the sculpture "sleeping cat" (Toshogu sanctuary).
Editor: Matsuki Heikichi 1887.
Gekko Ogata: born in 1859 in Edo, son of a merchant. When he was 16 years old, his father passed away and his family lost their business. He was adopted by the Ogata family (a family of artists) and became Ogata Gekko.
This woodcut is a unique opportunity to acquire a superb and original print by Ogata Gekko with seal and signature.
Öban tate-e format: 356 x 236 mm.
Print with paper lining for mounting in the 'Gekko zuihitsu' album
Very good condition, fresh and bright colours. No holes and no creases.
Cartridge embossing (6-7) of the kimono (8-9) metallic pigments (10-11)
Tiny flaws on the paper lining, no damages to the woodblock print.
See the photos.
- Original Holzschnitt
- Herkunftsregion/ Herkunftsland
- Künstler/ Schöpfer
- Ogata Gekko (1859-1920)
- Titel des Kunstwerks
- "Le sculpteur Hidari Jingorō (左 甚五郎)(1584/1644) voit son oeuvre vivre" - Série "Gekko zuihitsu"月耕随筆
- Sehr guter Zustand, siehe Beschreibung
- 353×236×0 mm