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Firefly

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Firefly
by Okada Yoshio

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Artist: Okada Yoshio
Title: Firefly
Series: Scroll of the Tale of Genji
Date 1st edition?1970 (in the decade of)
Date of this artwork?1970s (may not be accurate)
Publisher 1st edition?Self
Publisher (this edition)?Self
Medium (1st edition): Woodblock
Medium (this edition): Woodblock
Format (1st edition): Large Oban
Format (this edition): Large Oban
DB artwork code: 42764
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:

Monday, 13 December 2010


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Title The Tale of Genji - Firefly
Artist Yoshio Okada born 1934
Seal Artist's seal.
Dated Ca. 1970's.
Publisher Yuyudo.
Medium/Technique Woodblock print.
Impression Excellent.
Colors Excellent - very good.
Condition Excellent - Very good … Slight toning.
Description From "Genji E-maki" (Scroll of the Tale of Genji), "Hotaru" (Firefly). Prince Genji released fireflies between princess Tamakazura and his brother Hyobu.
One of four sheets from the illustration album of the contemporary version of the classic "The Tale of Genji".
Note Carver Maeda Kentaro. Printer Uesugi Keiichiro.
Width Item 12.1 inches = 30.7 cm
Height Item 15.9 inches = 40.5 cm

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