KAJITA Hanko -- Bijin and Mt Fuji

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Artist KAJITA, Hanko (1870-1917)
Title "Bijin and Mt Fuji" (given name)
Date ca1900
Series unknown (likely "Bungei Kurabu" literary magazine)
Publisher unk
Seal, Carver/Printer unk
Image Size 8 1/2 x 10 1/2
Impression Very Fine. Superbly executed "bokashi" shading to kimono, obi sash, and background; "burnishing" to black collar and highlights to hair; highly detailed, crisply carved lines.
Condition Very Good. Strong colors. Light soiling; light Japanese album backing. (Unfolded--lacks two folds typical of "kuchi-e".)
Reference/Illus See Article #10: "Kuchi-e," or Literary Magazine Frontispieces.
Comments Great Fuji/bijin-ga overlaid "dual image".
Item # CG-887
Price $185