Gekko -- "White Rabbit"

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Artist OGATA Gekko (1859-1920)
Title "White Rabbit" (given name)
Date ca1910's/20's
(Clearly on "old paper.")
Provenance Obtained from Robert O. Muller's Estate following his death (via dealer contact).
Series na
Publisher Believed to be Daikoku-ya
(Tokyo publisher, 1818-1923)
Seal, Carver/Printer na
Image Size 9 5/8 x 10 1/4 ("shikishiban").
Impression Very Fine. Skillfully executed "bokashi" shading to body, ears, and background; light "gauffrage" to rabbit's hairs; highly detailed carving.
Tiny "Made in Japan" stamping verso.
Condition Excellent. Excellent colors. Clean front and verso.
Full, original margins.
(No flaws noted.)
Reference/Illus na
Comments A delightful image of a white hare set against a softly shaded background.
Item # GG-001
Price $385