Meiji prints


  Design: Ikeda Shōen (1886-1917)  
  Album/series title: Yaekasumi (Multilayered mist)  
  Size: 24.4 x 17.7 cm  
  Photography: Jacques Commandeur
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Ikeda Shoen Yaekasumi Front cover

Enlargement


This is the front cover of Ikeda Shōen’s Yaekasumi album published in Meiji 39 (1906) by Akiyama Buemon.

Name of the artist and album on the red slip of the front cover:

Character Reading Meaning Translation
       
ya    
he    
ka    
su    
mi   Multilayered mist
       
*) sakaki sacred Shinto tree  
*) hara meadow  
*) shō fire  
*) en garden  
nyō   By the female brush of
hitsu brush Sakakibara Shōen
       
*) kan complete Complete

References


Provenance: Artelino

*) With many thanks to Naoko and Shinji Ōba for their help in translating this kanji.

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