Chinpei Original Woodblock Print A Royal Doll Story

$360.00

A Gosho Doll representing the dolls from the Kyoto Royal Household is walking towards the five hills in Kyoto which are covered in Maple leaves.

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Chinpei Original Woodblock Print A Royal Doll Story

A rare and original Woodblock Print by Yamaoka Chinpe from the Showa era 1935.

From his series Ningyo gashu (A Collection of Doll Pictures).  This print titled “A Royal Doll Story” depicts a Gosho doll walking towards the five hills of Kyoto covered in Maple leaves.  Silver pigment has also been applied on the doll’s costume as well as the hills.

Gosho dolls originated in the Imperial Palace in Kyoto during the Edo period (1603 to 1867).

It is ready to display as an art card and can also be framed and is in very good condition.

It was created on Shikishi Board which was usually done to celebrate a launch of a first or new edition of artwork.

Sheet Dimensions  36 cm Width and 21 cm Height

Shipping is via Australia Post with tracking and is approximately 8 business days to most international locations.

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