Japanese Woodblock Prints offered by Floating World Gallery

Shutei Woodblock - Young Girls Playing Shells

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Directory: Archives: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Pre 1900: Item # 65400

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Original, Meiji period Japanese woodblock print by Miyagawa Shuntei (1873-1915), depicting two young Japanese girls playing a game with shells. It is from the series “Twenty-four Children’s Games”. This print is in very good condition, with incredibly fresh colors. There are silver metallic highlights in series cartouche and embossing in the kimono worn by the girl on the right. The image measures 12 5/8 by 8 1/4 inches, plus margins.