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1891 KEINEN Kacho Gafu Bird Flower Picture Book - Winter

SKU: fur4613
$2,295.00 Regular Price
$1,994.00Sale Price

Original and rare, Meiji Period Keinen Imao Japanese Woodblock Print Picture Book (Ehon)

Artist:  KEINEN Imao (1845 -1924)

Date:  Meiji Period, 25th year, 1891

Title:  Keinen Kacho Gafu: Fuyu (Keinen's Album of Bird & Flower Pictures - winter volume)  1st Edition

Description: 100% Japanese genuine & authentic woodblock print picture book from the Meiji Period.  Very good colors and impressions.  LOADED with great original Keinen bird and flower pictures.  There are pictures on every page (not all pictures shown here).  40 total picture pages!  Condition is very good with some light wear.  Please see and judge from photos.

Book measures (closed):  25.5 cm x 37 cm


This is a fantastic original woodblock print picture book full of Keinen's talented and celebrated bird and flower artwork.  What makes his work even more awe-inspiring is that each picture is an actual woodblock print; not merely a painting.  There's a reason why he's considered one of the best bird and flower artists to ever come out of Japan!

(Note: in the photos provided, there are some faint horizontal lines that appear near the bottom of each picture(s).  This is due to the old dinosaur scanner I had to use because of the size of this book.  Rest assured, they are simply 'lines of light' from the old scanner, and do not appear anywhere in the book itself).  

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