TAKEUCHI Seiho -- "Monkey with a Stick"

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Artist TAKEUCHI Seiho (1864-1942)
Title "Monkey with a Stick"
(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 approx 10 x 14 1/2
Impression Very Fine. Skillful "bokashi" shading body; deep "gauffrage" to outline and hair areas; nicely detailed carving, crisp lines.
Condition Excellent. Strong colors; clean backside. Full, original margins; tiny "Made in Japan" lower margin. (No flaws noted.)
Reference/Illus na
Comments A delightful image of a pet monkey walking with a bamboo stick. Not often seen. Takeuchi designed bird and animal prints during the ca1930's period.
Item # BG-682
Price $475 (Sold)