Kunichika -- "Beauty in Red"

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Title "Beauty in Red" (given name)
Date December 1883
Series "Newly Woven Brocades: Musashi" ("Nishiki ori Musashi no Beppin")
Publisher Komiyama Shohei
Seal, Carver/Printer Carver: Hori Nobu
Image Size Full 8 1/4 x 13 3/8 (plus green-printed margins)
Impression Exceptional. Nicely done "bokashi" shading to face, hanging kimono, and background; highly detailed carving.
Condition Nearly Excellent. Fresh, strong colors. (Very slight wear. nicked upper corner.) Retains original light Meiji album backing.
Reference/Illus "Kunichika--Time Present and Time Past, Images of a Forgotten Master" similar images pg 64.
Comments A striking bijin-ga image.
Item # BG-273
Price $450 (Reserved)