Meiji prints

  Design: Ogata Gekkō (1859-1920)  
  Title: Boy on an ox picking blossoms  
  Size: 22.5 x 25.0 cm (shikishiban)  
  Original woodblock print    
  Photography: Jacques Commandeur
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Published ca 1900-1910 by Matsuki Heikichi (firm name Daikokuya) in Tokyo.

Artist’s name and seal in right print area:

Gekko Seal

in which the two kanji read:

Character Reading Meaning Translation
getsu moon  
cultivate Gekkō


Provenance: An auction held in December 2013 by the Floating World gallery

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