Ogata Gekko gekko portrait Nihon Jo Reikshiki

This album, loosely translated as 'Etiquette for women' is an excellent example of his skills depicting domestic scenes. In each scene one or more young ladies is learning some of the essentials of the various skills they would be required to master. The quality of the images and the printing is first class with extensive use of metallic pigments, not easily show in scans unfortunately.


Arranging flowers Arranging flowers

Calligraphy Calligraphy

Dance lessions Dance lessons

Embroidery Embroidery

Koto Learning the Koto

Tea Tea ceremony

Minature gardens Minature gardens

Paper craft Paper crafts

Poem cards Poem cards

Scent game Scent game

Sugeroku board game Sugoroku board game

Introductory page Introductory page


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