TAKEUCHI Seiho -- "Puppy with a Sandal"

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Artist TAKEUCHI Seiho (1864-1942)
Title "Puppy with a Sandal"
(given name)
Date ca1930's.
Provenance Robert O. Muller's Collection (following his death).
Series na
Publisher na
Seal, Carver/Printer Okura Hanbei(?)
Image Size 10 x 14 3/8
Impression Very Fine. Skillful "bokashi" shading to puppy and foreground; deep "gauffrage" to puppy and sandal; nicely detailed carving, crisp lines.
Condition Excellent. Strong colors; clean backside. Full, original margins; tiny "Made in Japan" verso. (Light "age-toning." No flaws noted.)
Reference/Illus na
Comments A delightfully charming image of a young puppy playing with a straw sandal. Not often seen. Takeuchi designed bird and animal prints during the ca1930's period.
Item # BG-681
Price $575 (SOld)