Shuntei -- "Umbrella in the Snow"

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Artist Shuntei MIYAGAWA (1873-1914)
Title "Umbrella in the Snow" (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 Very Fine. Skillfully executed "bokashi" shading to kimono and background; burnishing to entire black kimono and hair; visible woodgrain to grey sky; 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 with two playful puppies at play.
Item # BG-54
Price $175 (Sold/AP)