松野米次郎, Meiji 27 . Stock ID #163289
Colour woodblock showing 15 examples of bonsai, 37.6 cm x 24.8cm, very nice copy. Published by Matsuno Yonejiro, a book shop owner in the Nihonbashi district of Tokyo, in August 1894 the year the bookshop opened. The exact date of publication is not recorded. Matsuno Yonejiro dealt mainly in Ukiyoe. This example of Omachae or toy picture, illustrates 15 different examples of bonsai weach with its name beside the image and below the name of the pot used. Omachae were woodblock prints designed for children to cut up, because of this many prints do not survive. A charming print. (When referring to this item please quote stockid 163289).
Price: $450.00 AU