One Man's Meat- by George Studdy
Bonzo, the comic canine creation of George Studdy, looks away in horror (or boredom) as his owner peers a little more closely with the help of a pair of binoculars at a bevy of bathing beauties at the seaside. Credit line must read: Estate of George Studdy/Gresham Marketing Ltd./Mary Evan"
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Antique Japanese Woodblock, woman serving tea
This Japanese art print is a portrait of the tea house waitress Naniwaya Okita in a beautiful kimono serving a cup of tea, 1790. The print bears the artist's signature. The artist Utamaro Kitagawa (1753-1806) was a ukiyo-e master and is a very famous print-maker. His genre is called 'bijinga' (Pictures of Beautiful Women).
Traditional Japanese Woodblock Geisha's in a Garden
'This print shows two Geisha's tending to plants in a garden. There are several pots of different shapes and sizes. The Geisha kneeling appears to be tending to Marigolds.Utagawa Toyokuni (1769, Edo - February 24, 1825, Edo) was born as the son of a puppet maker.He learned printmaking as a student of Toyoharu. At the beginning of his career he concentrated on bijin-ga - images of beautiful women. This image is from the 36 views with Meiko (Geisha girls) and is number 34 in the series published by Tstutaya Kichizo.This print forms part of my personal collection.'