Kunichika -- "Penance Under the Waterfall"

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Title "Penance Under the Waterfall" (given name)
Date 1876
Series "Thirty-six Good and Evil Beauties" ("Zen-Aku Sanjuroku Bijin")
Publisher Takegawa Seikichi
Seal, Carver/Printer na
Image Size 8 7/8 x 13 3/8
Impression Very fine. Nice "bokashi" shading to waterfall; "gauffrage" to kimono and cartouche; an over-splashing of white "gofun"; and amazingly detailed carving.
Condition Good++. Excellent colors. Light wear, minor marks/soiling, small stains lower right.
Reference/Illus Similar images of same series in "Kunichika--Time Present and Time Past, Images of a Forgotten Master."
Comments A superb waterfall/penance image, masterfully printed.
Item # CG-707
Price $395 (Sold)