Shunzan -- "After the Bath" (framed "pillar-print")

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Artist Shunzan (KATSUKAWA)
(actv 1782-98)
Title "After the Bath" (given name)
Series na
Date late 1700's
Publisher Nishimuraya Yohachi (c1730's-1840's)
Carver na
Image Size 4 1/4 x 23 7/8 overall, "hashira-e" (pillar-print) format (2 sheets joined, ea 4 1/4 x 12). Frame is 9 1/4 x 30 7/8.
Impression Very Good. Crisp, highly detailed carving of individual hair-lines.
Condition Very Good. Some fading, light toning, some curling. (Not examined outside of frame--no holes/no wormage seen.)
Reference/Illus Pins pg 351, pl# 1007.
Comments An elegant scene of two women after their bath, one seated drying her ear while the other stands above her. Rarely seen "hashira-e" (pillar-print) format.
Item # CG-789
Price $1000 (Sold)