Artwork Details for Hiraki Masatsugu (1859-1943) "A Tokyo Geisha"

Hiraki Masatsugu (1859-1943) - A Tokyo Geisha - 東京藝妓奴

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A Tokyo Geisha - 東京藝妓奴
by Hiraki Masatsugu (1859-1943) - 平木政次

Artist:Hiraki Masatsugu (1859-1943) - 平木政次
Title:A Tokyo Geisha - 東京藝妓奴
Series:Meiji Lithographs - 明治の石版画
Date:1879 (this artwork: 1972)
Publisher:Unknown - 不明
Medium:Lithograph - 石版画
Format:Large Oban - 大大判, 35 x 47cm (sheet size)
Condition:Fine. Tip-mounted to the original series folder.
Price:$200 (EMS Express worldwide shipping: $40)
Artwork Code:12225-Hiraki_Masatsugu
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.
Artist Biography:
Meiji lithograph artist.

平木政次 ひらき-まさつぐ 1859-1943 明治-昭和時代前期の洋画家。 安政6年8月11日生まれ。五姓田芳柳(ごせだ-ほうりゅう)に洋画を,玄々堂印刷所で石版画をまなぶ。明治13年から教育博物館(のちの国立科学博物館)で植物標本図を作成,のち帝国大学,東京高師の助手。名所の風景画もかいた。昭和18年4月7日死去。85歳。江戸出身。作品に「残雪」など。著作に「明治初期洋画壇回顧」。

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