KOBAYASHI Eiko -- "Two Bijin on Veranda"

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Artist KOBAYASHI, Eiko (1868-1933)
Title "Two Bijin on Veranda" (given name)
Date 1891 (or 92)
Series unknown (likely "Hakubunkan" or "Hazueshu" literary magazine)
Publisher unk
Seal, Carver/Printer unk
Image Size 8 5/8 x 12 1/8
Impression Very Fine. Nicely executed "bokashi" shading to kimono, sky and water; light "gauffrage" to clouds and waves; highly detailed, crisply carved lines.
Condition Excellent. Strong colors. Light Japanese album backing. (Lacks the two folds typical of most "kuchi-e".)
Reference/Illus See Article #10: "Kuchi-e," or Literary Magazine Frontispieces.
Comments Beautiful and delicate image of two bijin on a veranda overlooking the sea.
Item # CG-886
Price $225 (Sold)