Shuntei -- "Playing Cards"

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Artist Shuntei MIYAGAWA (1873-1914)
Title "Playing Cards" (given name)
Date 1897
Series "Flowers of the World of Pleasure" ("Yukiyo no Hana")
Publisher na
Seal, Carver/Printer na
Image Size 8 x 11 7/8 with full margins
Impression Fine. Skillfully executed "bokashi" shading to kimono, lantern shade, and background; burnishing to black lantern frame and hair; extensive silver metallic pigments to kimono; and highly detailed carving.
Condition Very Good to Excellent. Strong colors. (Few tiny spots, light wear.) Retains original album backing.
Reference/Illus na
Comments Colorful and skillfully printed "bijin-ga" image.
Item # BG-51
Price $175 (Sold)