Yoshikazu -- "Tanabata Festival" (framed "kakemono")

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Artist Yoshikazu (fl 1850-70)
Title "Tanabata Festival" (given name)
Series na
Date ca1850
Publisher Aritaya Seiemon (Yueido) (c1830's-40's)
Carver na
Image Size 8 1/4 x 25 3/4 overall, "kakemono-e" format (2 sheets joined, ea 8 1/4 x 13 -plus). Frame is 17 3/4 x 36 3/8.
Impression Very Good. Crisp, highly detailed carving of individual hair-lines.
Condition Very Good. Strong colors. Light toning. (Not examined outside of frame--no holes/no wormage seen.)
Reference/Illus na
Comments Cute. An Edo bijin in tall black geta carries a branch decorated with a mask and other play items--likely celebrating the "Tanabata Festival."
Item # CG-736
Price $850