Takehisa Yumeji


The Ladies Graphic: Final Settlement of Love, December 1924
(Fujin Gurafu: Ai no Sokanjo)

page from The Ladies Graphic, vol. 1, no. 8; with woodblock print of a bride by Yumeji and with another print on verso of rings; published by Kokusai Joho sha, December 1924

print 10 by 4 5/8 in., 25.5 by 11.7 cm
sheet 12 3/4 by 9 5/8; 32.5 by 24.5 cm

The woodblock printed covers and illustrations used by The Ladies Graphic were machine-printed woodblock prints (kikai mokuhan) produced by a printing shop run by Arashida Kokusui. The process involves using hand-applied color on woodblocks along with a printing press, which made it possible to produce the prints in a large enough volume to meet the demands of the successful journal.

Nozomi Naoi, Sabine Schenk, & Maureen de Vries, Takehisa Yumeji, 2015, p. 116, no. 45
(inv. no. C-3232)

price: $500

Takehisa Yumeji

on original page

Takehisa Yumeji



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