April, cherry blossoms — 四月 さくら
by Hirezaki Eiho
|Artist:||Hirezaki Eiho — 鰭崎英朋|
|Title:||April, cherry blossoms — 四月 さくら|
|Series:||New Ukiyo-e Beauties — 新浮世絵美人合|
|Date 1st edition?:||1924|
|Publisher 1st edition?:||Murakami|
|Publisher (this edition)?:||Not Set|
|Medium (1st edition):||Woodblock|
|Medium (this edition):||Woodblock|
|Format (1st edition):||Large Oban|
|Format (this edition):||Large Oban|
|DB artwork code:||43528|
|Notes (1st edition)?:||Artist: Hirezaki Eiho (1881-1968)|
Subject: A seated bijin. April, cherry blossoms.
Series: Shin ukiyo-e bijin awase (New ukiyo-e beauties compared).
Signature: Eiho hitsu. Artist seal.
Size: Large oban, 44,5x28,5 cm.
Reference: Other examples are illustrated in Amy Newland e Hamanaka Shinji. The female image 20th century prints of Japanese beauties. Leiden 2000, no.126.
Muneshige Narazaki (editor) Ukiyo-e Masterpieces in Western Collections. The Muller Collection. Tokyo, 1990, no.118.
Remarks: This print is from a collaborative series by eleven artists, with twelve feminine portraits each associated with a month of the year. This prints stands as one of the best design in the set.
|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:|