Shuntei -- "Before the Mirror"

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Artist Shuntei MIYAGAWA (1873-1914)
Title "Before the Mirror" (given name)
Date 1897
Series "Flowers of the World of Pleasure" ("Yukiyo no Hana")
Publisher na
Seal, Carver/Printer na
Image Size 8 1/8 x 11 7/8 with full margins
Impression Fine. Skillfully executed "bokashi" shading to kimono, sliding door, and background; burnishing to black mirror, cloths, door edge, and hair; and highly detailed carving.
Condition Excellent. Strong colors. (Few tiny spots--otherwise flawless.) Retains original album backing.
Reference/Illus na
Comments Colorful and skillfully printed "bijin-ga" image.
Item # BG-53
Price $175 (Sold)