Artwork Details for Chikanobu, Yoshu (1838-1912) Toyohara "Emperor Observing Sericulture"


Chikanobu, Yoshu (1838-1912) Toyohara - Emperor Observing Sericulture - 富貴之春蚕之繁栄

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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 item: 1883)
Publisher:Unknown - 不明
Medium:Woodblock - 木版画
Format:Triptych - 三枚続き, each sheet 24.8 x 37cm
Artwork Code:7725-Chikanobu
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.

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