This elegant 100% silk 35-inch square scarf features a photograph of a Tree Pæony taken by Kazumasa Ogawa (1860–1929), one of the most enterprising and important early photographers, technicians, and printers in Japan. This photograph is one of many photographs by Ogawa found in the Getty collection. Getty Museum Store has partnered with Echo Design Group on a series of art-inspired scarves. Founded in the 1920s in New York City, they are known around the world for their timeless quality and craftsmanship.
- Material: 100% silk
- Dimensions: 35 inches x 35 inches
- Dry clean only
- Made in China
- Item #: FN0164664
Kazumasa Ogawa was a pioneering photographer and printer, and the foremost photography publisher in Japan during the Meiji era. As the editor of Shashin Shimpo, he opened Tokyo’s first photography studio, established Japan’s first collotype press, and was a founding member of the Japan Photographic Society, the nation’s first amateur photography association.
Kazumasa Ogawa (Japanese, 1860 - 1929)
Tree Pæony , 1896
Photograph, 21.7 x 21.7 cm (8 9/16 x 8 9/16 in.)
J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles