Kunichika -- "The Evil Omatsu"

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Title "The Evil Omatsu" ("Kijin no Omatsu")
Date 1876
Series "Thirty-six Good and Evil Beauties" ("Zen-Aku Sanjuroku Bijin")
Publisher Morimoto Junzaburo
Seal, Carver/Printer na
Image Size 8 7/8 x 13 3/8
Impression Very fine. Nice "bokashi" shading to background; light "gauffrage" to cartouche; amazingly detailed carving.
Condition Very good. Excellent colors. Minor marks, light wear. Nearly full margins three sides.
Reference/Illus "Kunichika--Time Present and Time Past, Images of a Forgotten Master" pl# 15, p58.
Comments Great "bijin-ga" image.
Item # CG-708
Price $370