Chikanobu -- "Bijin - Mirror of the Ages"

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Title "Beauty of the (unread) Era"
Date 1897
Series "Mirror of the Ages" ("Jidai Kagami")
Publisher Matsuki Heikichi
Seal, Carver/Printer na
Image Size 8 1/2 x 12 3/4, plus nearly full margins
Impression Superb. Wonderfully executed "bokashi" shading to face; visible woodgrain upper; amazingly detailed carving of individual hair-lines.
Condition Very good++. Strong colors. Very minor soils, marks, bumps to margin edges. Retains original album backing.
Reference/Illus na
Comments Highly detailed "bijin-ga"/umbrella image--in outstandingly fresh condition.
Item # CG-784
Price $325 (Sold/PR)