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The Orchid

The Orchid
by Gekko Ogata (1859-1920)

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Artist: Gekko Ogata (1859-1920) 尾形月耕
Title: The Orchid
Series: Comparison of Beauties and Flowers - Bijin Hana Kagami 美人花競
Date 1st edition?1896
Publisher 1st edition?Takekawa Risaburo
Publisher (this edition)?Takekawa Risaburo
Medium (1st edition): Woodblock
Medium (this edition): Woodblock
Format (1st edition): Oban
Format (this edition): Oban
DB artwork code: 33731
Notes (1st edition)?
Notes (this edition)?The following information was taken from the original web listing of this artwork. Often written by non-experts, there may be inaccuracies:

The Orchid

Artist: Gekko
Format: Oban tate-e: 14.5" x 9.75"

Subject: A bijin watches helplessly as a pet cat smashes a potted orchid in its pursuit of a butterfly from the series Bijin Hanakagami.

Publisher: Takekawa Risaburo

Date: 1896

Condition: Very good colors. Laid down on Japanese album backing paper. Full size with large margins. Minor marks and soils. Paper slightly toned. Generally good state of preservation.

Impression: Very good with gauffrage.

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