Kunichika -- "Mother with Baby at Nihonbashi"

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Title "Mother with Baby at Nihonbashi" ("Nihonbashi")
Date 1871
Series "Thirty-six Tokyo Restaurants"
("Tokyo Sanju Roku Kaiseki")
Publisher Yorozuya Magobei
Seal, Carver/Printer na
Image Size Full 9 1/2 x 13 3/4
Impression Superb. Nicely done "bokashi" shading to faces. cartouche, and background; "mica" added to upper background; light "gauffrage" to lower undergarment; highly detailed carving.
Condition Nearly Excellent. Strong colors. Full sized image, unbacked.
(Very minor marks and flaws.)
Reference/Illus Similar images in "Kunichika--Time Present and Time Past, Images of a Forgotten Master."
Comments A charming image in very fine condition. Outstanding.
Item # CG-634
Price $395