Toshikata -- "Bijin and Puppies"

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Artist Toshikata MIZUNO (1866-1908)
Title "Bijin and Puppies" (given name)
Date 1893
Series "Thirty-six Examples of Beauties" ("Sanju-roku Kasen")
Publisher Akiyama Buemon
Seal, Carver/Printer na
Image Size 8 1/2 x 12 3/4 with full margins
Impression Very Fine. Skillfully executed "bokashi" shading to building, straw hats, trees, and background; "gauffrage" to title cartouche; and highly detailed carving.
Condition Very Good to Excellent. Strong colors. (Light wear, minor marks; slight thining to backing's edge.) Retains original album backing.
Reference/Illus na
Comments Colorful and skillfully printed "bijin-ga" image, with straw hats hanging outside and two puppies at play.
Item # BG-72
Price $175