Kunichika -- "Mother with Baby at 3:00 AM"

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Title "Mother with Baby at 3:00 AM" ("Gozen Sanji")
Date September 1890
Series "Women in the Twenty-four Hours" ("Mitate Chuya Nijuyoji no Uchi")
Publisher Fukuda Kumajiro
Seal, Carver/Printer Carver: Hori Yata
Image Size Full 9 1/4 x 14
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 Excellent. Strong colors. Full sized image, backed with Japanese album backing paper. (No flaws noted.)
Reference/Illus "Kunichika--Time Present and Time Past, Images of a Forgotten Master" pg68. pl#32.
Comments A charming image in amazingly fine condition. Outstanding.
Item # CG-635
Price $650 (Sold)