Woman in Boat under the Full Moon

Method Woodblock (nishiki-e)
Artist Gokyoro Chikayoshi
Published 1871
Dimensions Vertical kakemono-e (~28 1/2 x 11 in)
Notes Artist Signature: Chikayoshi
Publisher: Yamashiroya Jinbei
Censor's seal: Goat 9 Aratame

A standing portrait of a woman depicted standing on a boat under the full moon. Her kimono features an intricate floral pattern and her hair is up in an elaborate bun held into place with several decorative pins. She is depicted most likely holding a wallet between her teeth gazing up at the full moon.

Gokyoro Chikayoshi was a Japanese artist active in the mid to late 19th Century.

Condition: Backed onto Japanese paper, light creasing to sheet, some time toning to sheet, stain from previous mount, two stains to moon.
Framing mounted
Price £700.00
Stock ID 46523