Toshikata -- "Bijin with Straw Hat"

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Artist Toshikata MIZUNO (1866-1908)
Title "Bijin with Straw Hat" (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 Fine. Skillfully executed "bokashi" shading to building, trees, and stone walkway; "gauffrage" to title cartouche and kimono pattern; and highly detailed carving.
Condition Nearly Excellent. Strong colors. (Light wear, minor marks.) Retains original album backing.
Reference/Illus na
Comments Colorful and skillfully printed "bijin-ga" image.
Item # BG-95
Price $165 (Sold)