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Orchid - Tan  Yin

Orchid, 1679

Woodblock Print  
12 x 10.5 in

Description: From the Orchid series of Ten Bamboo Hall, the first color Chinese painting manual. A delicate depiction of an orchid plant with descriptive text; woodblock print made at the 'Ten Bamboo Hall' (Juchikusai Shoga-Fu), Osaka 1879; these were first published in 1679 in China as a guide and textbook for artists. Print is framed and ready to hang

Issued: originally published c. 1679

Edition: 19th Century

Condition: very fine color state and condition

Publisher: Shi Chu Chai Shu Hua P'U

Series: Ten Bamboo Hall, Orchid Series No.97