||"Beauty beneath Banners"
||Consigned by a NW print collector.
||Likely "Bungei Kurabu" literary magazine (1895-1914).
||8 x 11 3/8
||Very Fine. Skillfully executed "bokashi" shading; highly detailed carving.
||Very Good. Strong colors.
(Moderate toning; scattered marks.)
Without the two folds typical of most "kuchi-e".
||See Article #10: "Kuchi-e," or Literary Magazine Frontispieces.
||A beauty under and umbrella beneath numerous banners.
A rarely seen "kuchi-e" image--we've not seen previously.
||Special $155 (Sold/MRC)