ONUMA Chiyuki -- "January Beauty"

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Artist ONUMA Chiyuki
(active 1950's)
Title "January--New Year's Day" ("Shinshun")
Date 1958 ("Showa 33")
Series "Japanese Girls Month by Month"
Publisher Sobunsha (Tokyo)
Carver/Printer H. Okura, S. Shibamura, K. Maeda/S. Shindo, K. Takei
Image Size 9 3/4 x 15 1/4 ("dai-oban")
Impression Very Fine. Skillfully executed "bokashi" (gradation of colors) shading; silver metallic pigment highlights to folded "origami" crane; nicely over-printed hairlines; highly detailed, crisp key-lines.
Condition Pristine. (Still edge-tipped into original "presentation folder.")
Reference/Illus na
Comments A gorgeous "bijin-ga" print from a seldom seen series. Flawless.
Item # CG-564
Price $695