EIGYUKU -- "A Beauty Jumps" (#2)

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Artist EIGYUKU (18??-19??)
Title "A Beauty Jumps" (given name)
Date ca1900
Series unk
Publisher unk
Seal, Carver/Printer unk
Image Size 8 7/8 x 12 7/8
Impression Very Fine. Superbly executed "bokashi" shading; crisply detailed lines.
Condition Very Good++. Strong colors. (Scattered faint "foxing" mid-left.) Lacks folds typical of most "kuchi-e".
Reference/Illus See Article #10: "Kuchi-e," or Literary Magazine Frontispieces.
Comments Reminiscent of a Japanese legend where a shipowner's daugher sacrifices herself to calm a raging sea.
Item # BG-737
Price $195 (Sold)