Torikago (Bird Cage)

Shiro Kasamatsu

1906

Colorful woodblock print "Torikago" (Bird Cage) is by Shiro Kasamatsu. Unsodo "Gei watermark" at lower left margin corner. The title "Torikago", Unsodo, publisher name, Nagashima, Carver name, and Morimitsu, Printer name on the left margin. 

Technique: Woodblock
Paper size: 16 by 10 and 3/4 inches (41 x 27.5 cm)
Image size: 14 and 1/2 by 9 and 3/4 inches (37 x 24.5 cm)
Sheet number: N/A
Date: Undated. First published in 1957 this later impression from original blocks.
Signed: "Shiro" red seal in the lower right of the image.
Condition: Pristine condition.