Chikanobu -- "Bijin on Sumida River"

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Title "Bijin on Sumida River" (given name)
Date 1896
Series "Akawazu Kushi"
Publisher Fukuda Hatsujiro
Seal, Carver/Printer na
Image Size 8 1/4 x 12 7/8 with full margins
Impression Superb. Wonderfully executed "bokashi" shading to faces, sky, water, boat roof, etc; "gauffrage" to white collar; highly detailed carving.
Condition Very Good++. Strong colors. Minor marks, soils, light wear. (Unbacked).
Reference/Illus na
Comments Perhaps Chikanobu's finest oban "bijin-ga" image, in amazingly fine condition.
Item # CG-350
Price $395 (Sold)