Kiku (Chrysanthemum)

Shodo Kawarazaki

2345

Published by Unsodo. Japanese title "Kiku" (Chrysanthemum), Unsodo seal, Shinmi printer's seal, Nagashima carver's seal and Gei watermark in the left margin. "Shodo" characters in the lower right of the image. Undated. This later impression from original blocks. This flower symbolized "Sincerity" and "Truth". Very elegant flower print.


Technique: Woodblock
Paper size: 10 and 3/4 inches by 16 inches (27 x 40cm)
Image size: 9 and 1/2 inches by 14 and 3/8 inches (24 x 36.2cm)
Sheet number: N/A
Date: N/A
Signed: "Shodo" characters in the lower right of the image.
Condition: New condition. However, minor paper crease on the right portion under the Unsodo seal. Please see the picture. Typical Unsodo printer's "smudge" in the right margin