KAJITA Hanko -- "Beauty and Irises"

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Artist KAJITA, Hanko (1870-1917)
Title "Beauty and Irises" (given name)
Date c1900-10
Series Likely "Bungei Kurabu" (literary magazine).
Publisher unk
Seal, Carver/Printer unk
Image Size 8 1/2 x 12 1/4
Impression Very Fine. Nicely executed "bokashi" shading to kimono, irises, and background; nicely detailed lines.
Condition Very Good++. Strong colors. (Light soiling; minor wrinkling; and two folds typical of all "kuchi-e".)
Reference/Illus See Article #10: "Kuchi-e," or Literary Magazine Frontispieces.
Comments A pensive bijin-ga strolling past an iris garden.
Item # BG-82
Price $150 (Sold/GH)