TERASAKI Kyogo -- Sea-Bathing Beauty

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Artist TERASAKI, Kyogo (1866-1919)
Title "Sea-Bathing Beauty" ("Bijin no Kaisuiyoku")
Date 1903
Series "Bungei Kurabu" (literary magazine) vol.9, no.10
Publisher unk
Seal, Carver/Printer unk
Image Size 8 3/4 x 12 3/8
Impression Very fine; superbly executed and extensive "bokashi" shading (including face, arms and legs); crisply detailed lines.
Condition Excellent. Strong colors. (Two folds typical of all "kuchi-e".)
Reference/Illus Merritt's "Woodblock Kuchi-e Prints" #6.33
Comments Arguably the "most recognizable" kuchi-e ever designed.
Item # CG-611
Price $325 (Sold)