The Boys Festival – Tango no Sekku by Chikanobu


The Boys Festival – Tango no Seku by Chikanobu

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Artist: 楊州周延/Toyohara Chikanobu 1838 – 1912

Original Japanese woodblock print. Printed in 1885.

From the series: Events in Edo Throughout the Year 江戸砂子年中行事

Lovely Chikanobu triptych of a Japanese traditional children’s day. Children of the samurai family are enjoying a Boys’ Festival on the 5th of May. A giant black cloth carp flies in the sky as a symbol of success in the boys’ lives. Beneath the carp a group of boys are performing ritual combat.

The picture is full of symbols of the festival.

Condition Report:
This print with excellent colour and detail as shown.
Please see photos for details. Very good antique condition.

This print is a Triptych.
Dimensions of each: Height 37cm Width 25cm (x 3)

Additional information

Weight 0.5 kg
Dimensions 30 × 49 × 3 cm




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