KAJITA Hanko -- "Beauty and Maple"

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Artist KAJITA, Hanko (1870-1917)
Title "Beauty and Maple"
(given name)
Date 1906
Series Likely "Bungei Kurabu" (literary magazine).
Publisher unk
Seal, Carver/Printer unk
Image Size 8 1/4 x 11 1/2 (inset image itself measures 6 1/8 x 7)
Impression Fine. Nicely executed "bokashi" shading to kimono, face, and background; crisply detailed lines.
Condition Very Good++. Strong colors. (Light soiling and two folds typical of all "kuchi-e".)
Reference/Illus See Article #10: "Kuchi-e," or Literary Magazine Frontispieces.
Comments A darling bijin-ga image nicely overset upon a background of orange maple leaves.
Item # CG-972
Price $150