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Emperor Observing Sericulture - 富貴之春蚕之繁栄
by Chikanobu, Yoshu (1838-1912) Toyohara - 楊洲周延
|Artist:||Chikanobu, Yoshu (1838-1912) Toyohara - 楊洲周延|
|Title:||Emperor Observing Sericulture - 富貴之春蚕之繁栄|
|Date:||1883 (this artwork: 1883)|
|Publisher:||Unknown - 不明|
|Medium:||Woodblock - 木版画|
|Format:||Triptych - 三枚続き, each sheet 24.8 x 37cm|
|Notes:||Dated 1883 (Meiji 16), this print has very little Japanese text so I do not know much about it, however it depicts the Emperor Meiji visiting an establishment that produces silk. In the background at left is a portrait of the silk Deity Kinugasa 「絹笠大明神（きぬがさだいみょうじん）」. This is a spring scene, as witnessed by the blossoming cherry trees outside.
Untrimmed, full image including full margins, unblacked, separate sheets, each 37 x 25cm.
This artwork is from my personal collection and is not for sale.
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