TAKEUCHI Keishu -- "Bijin Under Autumn Maple"

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Artist TAKEUCHI, Keishu (1861-1943)
Title "Bijin Under Autumn Maple"
(given name)
Date c1900-10
Series (likely "Bungei Kurabu" literary magazine)
Publisher unk
Seal, Carver/Printer unk
Image Size 8 1/2 x 12
Impression Fine. Skillfully executed "bokashi" shading to kimono, umbrella, blue sky, and orange leaves; crisply detailed lines.
Condition Nearly Excellent. Strong colors. (Few minor marks; very slight soiling; a possible tiny "old repair"(?) just below seal. Two folds typical of all "kuchi-e".)
Reference/Illus See Article #10: "Kuchi-e," or Literary Magazine Frontispieces.
Comments With her umbrella, this autumn beauty is seen standing under a colorful maple tree.
Item # BG-83
Price $170