SUZUKI, Toshimoto -- "Mother and Daughter"

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Artist SUZUKI, Toshimoto (18??-1911, active 1872-1900)
Title "Mother and Daughter"
(given name)
Date ca1895-1900
Provenance Consigned by a NW print collector.
Series Likely "Bungei Kurabu" literary magazine (1895-1914).
Publisher na
Seal, Carver/Printer Black signature: "Toshimoto"
Image Size 8 3/8 x 12 1/4
Impression Very Fine. Skillfully executed "bokashi" shading; highly detailed carving.
Condition Very Good+++. Strong colors. (Slightly irregular trimming; edge wear; pin-hole lower/left; light toning.) Without the two folds typical of most "kuchi-e".
Reference/Illus See Article #10: "Kuchi-e," or Literary Magazine Frontispieces.
Comments Mother in summer kimono ("yakata") consoles her daughter. A rarely seen "kuchi-e" image--we've not seen previously.
Item # EG-630 (BM-16)
Price Special $225
(Reg $275)