Ishii Hakutei


Twelve Views of Tokyo: Yoshicho
(Tokyo Junikei: Yoshicho)

cartouche with canal and telephone poles; signed Hakutei mankichi ga, with artist's seal Bonkotsu to, first published by Rokando ca. 1910

oban tate-e 15 1/2 by 10 1/8 in., 39.4 by 25.6 cm

The model is the geisha Goromaru.

Kato, Junzo, comp., Kindai Nihon hanga taikei, 1975-76, Vol. I, no. 20
Reigle Stephens, Amy, gen. ed., The new wave: Twentieth-century Japanese prints from the Robert O. Muller Collection, 1993, p. 137, no. 145
Reigle Newland, Amy, and Hamanaka Shinji, The Female Image: 20th century prints of Japanese beauties, 2000, p. 33, no. 1
(inv. no. 10-1973)

price: $1,800


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

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(212) 585-0474 or email
to schedule a visit between 11am and 4pm for no more than two individuals at a time.
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site last updated
May 14, 2021

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