Album of Kyoka verse with woodblock illustrations in original binding.
Shiohi no Tsuto (Gifts from the Ebb Tide) by Kitagawa Utamaro, 17891789
© Fitzwilliam Museum
- Woodblock printed with special effects
- 27 x 29 x 1 cm
- Art Fund grant:
- £29,000 ( Total: £58,000)
- Acquired in:
- Israel Goldman
Printed using special techniques including blind-embossing, use of metals, mother-of-pearl or crushed shell.
Unidentified sale number attached to top right corner of cover, bought from a book dealer by Israel Goldman in 1993
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