Unread -- "Beauty beneath Banners"

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Artist Unread
Title "Beauty beneath Banners"
(given name)
Date ca1895-1914
Provenance Consigned by a NW print collector.
Series Likely "Bungei Kurabu" literary magazine (1895-1914).
Publisher na
Seal, Carver/Printer na
Image Size 8 x 11 3/8
Impression Very Fine. Skillfully executed "bokashi" shading; highly detailed carving.
Condition Very Good. Strong colors. (Moderate toning; scattered marks.) Without the two folds typical of most "kuchi-e".
Reference/Illus See Article #10: "Kuchi-e," or Literary Magazine Frontispieces.
Comments A beauty under and umbrella beneath numerous banners. A rarely seen "kuchi-e" image--we've not seen previously.
Item # EG-627 (BM-20)
Price Special $155 (Sold/MRC)
(Reg $195)