TAKEUCHI Keishu -- Beauty Behind a Reed Screen

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Artist TAKEUCHI, Keishu (1861-1943)
Title "Beauty Behind a Reed Screen" (given name)
Date ca1900
Series Likely "Bungei Kurabu" (literary magazine).
Publisher unk
Seal, Carver/Printer unk
Image Size 8 5/8 x 11 7/8
Impression Very fine; superbly executed and extensive "bokashi" shading; crisply detailed lines.
Condition Very good. Strong colors. (Slight pigment migration (top) and two folds typical of all "kuchi-e".)
Reference/Illus See Article #10: "Kuchi-e," or Literary Magazine Frontispieces.
Comments Dressed in her finest, this beauty is seen gazing from behind a reed screen.
Item # CG-641
Price $160