GAKUTEI  (ca. 1786-1855). A woman holding a book. (Sold)

GAKUTEI (ca. 1786-1855). A woman holding a book. (Sold)

Artist: Yashima Gakutei (ca. 1786-1855)
Subject: A seated woman holding a book taken from a pile.
Title: Bunshō (Literary composition)
Series: Katsushika shichibantsuzuki (A series of seven prints for the Katsushika poetry club)
Signature: Gakutei with Yashima seal. Poems by Rokuzōtei Takarama and Bungaen Sachimaru.
Date: ca. 1826
Publisher: Privately published by the Katsushikaren
Size: Surimono, shikishiban, 21,2x19 cm
Medium: Woodblock color print with metallic pigments.
Literature: Another impression is illustrated in Matthi Forrer. Surimono in the Rijksmuseum Amsterdam. Leiden 2013, no. 437.
Conditions: Good impression and colors, some light rubbing on the gold area, some paper brownish on the verso.
Item no: D 474
Status: Sold