Kunichika -- "Bijin with Ribbed Fan"

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Title "Actor with Ribbed Fan" (given title)
Date 1893
Series "One Hundred Roles of Baiko" ("Baiko Hyakushu no Uchi")
Publisher Fukuda Kumajiro
Seal, Carver/Printer na
Image Size 9 x 13 1/2
Impression Very fine. Nicely done "bokashi" shading to face, fan, background, and above inset image; "gauffrage" to white collar and "ribs" of hand-held fan; amazingly detailed carving.
Condition Very good. Excellent colors; original Japanese album backing. Trimmed to image edge on two sides; minor marks and flaws.
Reference/Illus Similiar images of same series in "Kunichika--Time Present and Time Past, Images of a Forgotten Master."
Comments Bold, very technically well-printed image.
Item # CG-426
Price $225 (Reserved/CW)