Artwork Details for Yashima Tomosaburo "A Noble Young Woman"


Yashima Tomosaburo - A Noble Young Woman - 華族令嬢

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A Noble Young Woman - 華族令嬢
by Yashima Tomosaburo - 失島智三郎

Artist:Yashima Tomosaburo - 失島智三郎
Title:A Noble Young Woman - 華族令嬢
Series:Meiji Lithographs - 明治の石版画
Date:1890 (this artwork: 1972)
Publisher:Yashima Tomosaburo - 矢島智三郎
Medium:Lithograph - 石版画
Format:Large Oban - 大大判, 35 x 46cm (sheet size)
Condition:Fine. Tip-mounted to the original series folder.
Price:$220 (EMS Express worldwide shipping: $40)
Artwork Code:12221-Yashima_Tomosaburo
Notes:This print is from the series "Meiji Lithographs", compiled by Yoshida Kogoro (吉田小五郎編) and published in 1972 by Shunyodo (春陽堂). The 20-print series contains a selection of some of the most outstanding bijin and landscape scenes published via the lithographic technique in the Meiji Era. This 1972 edition appears to have been reproduced via a high-quality photographic method. Note: the purchase price is for this particular scene, not the entire series. Due to the large format and heavy folder the shipping weight is about 1.3kg.

背景は、明治22年永田町に竣工した華族女学校である。「午後3時、永田町に華が降り」と歌われた情景を見事に描いている。永田町界隈では、午後3時、美しく着飾った華やかな女学生たちの下校姿を見ることができた。

Artist Biography:
Meiji-era litho artist.
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