Kunichika -- "Akashi"

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Title "Akashi" (Chapter 13)
Date 1884
Series "Fifty-four Modern Feelings, Matched with Chapters of Genji"
("Genji Gojuyojo")
Publisher Takegawa Seikichi
Seal, Carver/Printer Carver: Hori Gin (Asai Ginjiro)
Image Size 8 7/8 x 13 5/8
Impression Very Fine. Skillfully executed "bokashi" shading throughout print; highly detailed carving, crisp lines.
Condition Nearly Excellent. Strong, fresh colors. Full margins two sides; original Japanese album-backing. (Slight wear; wormage left margin edge/upper corner image.)
Reference/Illus Similiar images of same series in "Kunichika--Time Present and Time Past, Images of a Forgotten Master."
Comments Delightfully delicate "lantern light" bijin-ga image.
Item # BG-640
Price $550