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THE BEAUTY FUKUJYU Japanese Meiji Era Lithograph Print 1890s RARELY SEEN

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THE BEAUTY FUKUJYU Japanese Meiji Era Lithograph Print 1890s RARELY SEEN

FUKUJYU

Young Beauty Overlooking Edo Bay - Meiji Era Lithographic Print


Date: original c. 1890s, published by Kumazawa Kitaro
Size: 12.75" x 16.25" overall
Condition: VG, creased as shown, minor soils
Impression: 
VG, excellent registration 
Color: VG, probably hand colored as was common with Meiji era lithos


A young beauty holding her fan looks out at the full moon and ships at anchor in Edo harbor in the 1890s. Fukujyu translates as "prosperity."


ABOUT MEIJI ERA LITHOGRAPHIC PRINTS
After 1873 the use of lithographs became popular in Japan. The Japanese government established a governmental printing department and lithography was used by the Japanese army. After 1882/83 more private publishers began using lithography and by 1885 they had organized themselves in the Tokyo Lithograph Union - Tokyo Sekihan Insatsugyo Kumiai with 96 members - all publishers. By 1888 there were more than 100 publishers in Tokyo alone who used lithography.

Early lithographs were printed in black and white and often colored by hand. The Japanese used certain pastel type colors which in combination with Japanese-like subjects give these prints a very special look. Typical motifs for prints were those familiar from woodblock prints - bijin (beautiful women), landscapes, children and the emperor Meiji and his family.

Unforturnately, lithograph prints were not considered worth collecting by the Japanese. For this reason not many Meiji era lithographs survived into the 21st century, and today they are quite rare.

 

 

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