Yoshu Chikanobu


Fashionable Genji in the Third Month, Flowers
(Imayo Genji yayoi no hana)

signed on the left sheet, Yoshu Chikanobu hitsu with artist's Toshidama seal, publisher's seal Takekawa Seikichi (Sawamuraya Seikichi of Seieido), block carver's seal of Asai Ginjiro, and date seal Meiji juninen sangatsu - ka (Meiji 12 [1879], third month, - day), 1879

oban tate-e 14 3/4 by 30 1/4 in., 37.6 by 76.8 cm

Andreas Marks, Genji's World in Japanese Woodblock Prints, 2012, Appendix I, p. 259, G047 (another 'Imayo Genji' triptych from the same publisher)

price: $1,200


Scholten Japanese Art is open Monday - Friday, and some Saturdays by appointment only

Contact Katherine Martin at
(212) 585-0474 or email
to schedule a visit between 11am and 4pm preferably for no more than two individuals at a time.
Visitors are asked to wear face masks and practice social distancing at their discretion.

site last updated
August 14, 2022

Scholten Japanese Art
145 West 58th Street, suite 6D
New York, New York 10019
ph: (212) 585-0474
fx: (212) 585-0475