Maiko – The Geisha Apprentice – Taisho Era Woodblock Print Poster
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Taisho period woodblock print poster with a young apprentice geisha.
Training to be a geisha was an education in entertainment – The young geisha would be in apprenticeship for a period of up to five years and learn to sing and dance and maybe play an instrument.
The woodblock print is by Yamamura Toyonari, a student of Ogata Gekko.
Toyonari was a collector of ukiyo-e prints and may be best known for his paintings and prints of famous Kabuki actors.
- Artist: Yamamura Toyonari
- Original Medium: Woodblock Print
- Style: Nihonga
- Year: 1924
- Source: Saint Louis Art Museum