Toyohara Chikanobu Woodblock Triptych "Catching Cranes", 1898
Toyohara Chikanobu [豊原周延] (Japanese, 1838 – 1912), also known as Yōshū Chikanobu [楊洲周延]
Catching Cranes, 1898
Wooblock triptych on paper
Signed in block to right-most image
From the series Chiyoda no-on omote (Events Outside the Chiyoda Castle)
Published by Fukuda Hatsojiro
- light, even toning across sheets; smudges and light accretion to glazing; abrasions, nicks, and wear to frame.
- visible images measure 9″ × 13″ each.