Takehisa Yumeji


Home Town in the Dream: Pilgrim with a Tengu Mask

small format color woodblock print by Yumeji, published by Shinchosha, ca. 1919

koban 7 1/8 by 4 1/2 in., 18.2 by 11.3 cm

From Yumeji's poetry book Yume no Furusato (Hometown in the Dream) published in 1919 with ten woodblock prints. A similar image was used on the cover of his 1910 illustrated book, Yumeji gashu tabi no maki. The publisher Yuyudo later issued the same designs in a larger format.

(inv. no. C-3227)

price: $400

Takehisa Yumeji

Yumeji gashu, 1910


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Scholten Japanese Art
145 West 58th Street, suite 6D
New York, New York 10019
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