Kogyo Tsukioka, Mouse and Carrot


Artist: Kogyo Tsukioka (18669-1927)
Title: Mouse and Carrot
Publisher: No seal
Date: c.1890s-1910s
Size: 24.3 x 23.5 cm

Original Japanese woodblock print.

Kogyo Tsukioka, Mouse and Carrot
Kogyo Tsukioka, Mouse and Carrot Kogyo Tsukioka, Mouse and Carrot

Kogyo Tsukioka

Tsukioka Kogyo was a Japanese artist of the Meiji period. He was a student and adopted son of Tsukioka Yoshitoshi, and also studied with Ogata Gekko. For most of his career Kogyo created prints centred on Japanese noh theatre, either as large-scale paintings or coloured woodblock prints, however he also did war and nature prints. Many of the latter were published in series and sold as multi-volume sets. Some sets have been preserved as albums in their original bindings, including accordion-style bindings known as orihon. Although original album books are primarily in institutions, single prints are popular in the Japanese antiques market.

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Print FormatShikishiban
ArtistKogyo Tsukioka
SubjectAnimal & Birds, Flowers & Botanical
Dimensions24.3 x 23.5 cm
Condition ReportFading, slightly darkened edges, brown spots, small foxing spot.
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