Japanese Ehon (E-Hon) Picture Books. Japanese Ehon Picture Books, E-Hon.
Japanese Ehon (E-Hon) Picture Books

Japanese Ehon (E-Hon) Picture Books

Np: Np, Nd. Stiff Wraps. 9 leaves. 17.5 x 12 cm. All french-leaved all plates in color. These picture books, very popular during the late Edo-Meiji era were a significant aspect of the Japanese publishing industry during the 19th century with a host of Japanese woodblock print artists contributing their efforts. Images by Utagawa Kunisada, mostly portraiture of men and women from the waist up: he was the most popular, prolific and commercially successful designer of ukiyo-e woodblock prints in 19th-century Japan. Orig. contemporary decorated paper covers, string-tied, paper cover label. Very good. Item #22251

Price: $275.00

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