TAKEUCHI Keishu -- "A Cock Crows"

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Artist TAKEUCHI, Keishu (1861-1943)
Title "A Cock Crows" ("Totenko")
Date 1908
Series "Bungei Kurabu" (literary magazine) vol.14, no.1.
Publisher unk
Seal, Carver/Printer unk
Image Size 8 3/4 x 12
Impression Very fine; superbly executed "bokashi" shading; visible woodgrain; crisply detailed lines.
Condition Very good+. Strong colors. (Only very slight wrinkle bottom; two folds typical of all "kuchi-e".)
Reference/Illus Merritt's "Woodblock Kuchi-e Prints" #6.9
Comments Published in 1909, the "year of the cock," a young woman kneels with a unfurled Japanese flag before an attentive, red-topped cock.
Item # CG-643
Price $175 (Sold)