Yumeji

Takehisa Yumeji

1884-1934

Kokusui (Elegant Nation): Vol. 2, no. 7, 1921

literary magazine with woodblock printed cover of a beauty holding a folding fan and an interior woodblock print illustrating a 'Girl of Hakata' by Yumeji, with six additional color woodblock prints including the fold-out kuchi-e (frontispiece) landscape by Tsunetomo Morita, a reproduction of an 1813 portrait of the actor Ichikawa Danjuro V in the role of a water seller by Utagawa Toyokuni I, Emma-O at the gates of hell by Chuta Ito, a portrait of a schoolgirl by Tsuruzo Ishii, and a blue landscape with a house and cypresses by Yoshiro Nagase; published by Kokusui Shuppansha, 1921

7 1/4 by 4 7/8 in., 18.4 by 12.5 cm
kuchi-e 7 1/4 by 9 1/2 in, 18.5 by 24 cm

The magazine presented a variety of poetry and verse accompanied by numerous sketches and illustrations by prominent artists of the period.

(inv. no. C-3237)

price: $650


Takehisa Yumeji


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