HIREZAKI Eiho -- Girl in Blue Kimono

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Artist HIREZAKI, Eiho (1881-1970)
Title "Girl in Blue Kimono" (given name)
Date ca1908-12
Series Likely "Kanao Bunendo" (literary magazine)
Publisher unk
Seal, Carver/Printer unk
Image Size 4 1/4 x 6 1/2
Impression Very Fine. Nicely executed "bokashi" shading, including pink to face; "gauffrage" to collar and eyes; superbly done "burnishing" to produce "layered" hair; crisply detailed lines.
Condition Very Good. Strong colors. (Soiling (mostly to lower corner margin), light wrinkling.)
Reference/Illus See Article #10: "Kuchi-e," or Literary Magazine Frontispieces.
Comments Very seldom seen print. Superb.
Item # CG-650
Price $165 (Sold)