Kunichika -- "Mother with Baby at 3:00 AM" (#2)

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Title "Mother with Baby at 3:00 AM" ("Gozen Sanji")
Date September 1890
Series "Women in the Twenty-four Hours" ("Mitate Chuya Nijuyoji no Uchi")
Publisher Fukuda Kumajiro
Seal, Carver/Printer Carver: Hori Yata
Image Size Full 9 1/4 x 14
Impression Superb. Nicely done "bokashi" shading to faces. cartouche, and background; "mica" added to upper background; light "gauffrage" to lower undergarment; highly detailed carving.
Condition Very Good++. Strong colors. Full sized image, backed with light Japanese album backing paper. (Slight discoloration lower/center, minor scattered marks and flaws.)
Reference/Illus "Kunichika--Time Present and Time Past, Images of a Forgotten Master" pg68. pl#32.
Comments A delightfully charming mother/infant image.
Item # BG-265
Price $575 (Reserved)