TAKEUCHI Keishu -- "Autumn Leaves"

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Artist TAKEUCHI, Keishu (1861-1943)
Title "Autumn Leaves" ("given name")
Date c1900
Series (likely "Bungei Kurabu" literary magazine)
Publisher unk
Seal, Carver/Printer unk
Image Size 8 3/4 x 12
Impression Fine. Nicely executed "bokashi" shading to kimono leaf pile, and rising smoke; crisply detailed lines.
Condition Very Good to Excellent. Strong colors; very clean. (Few minor spots; and two folds typical of all "kuchi-e".)
Reference/Illus See Article #10: "Kuchi-e," or Literary Magazine Frontispieces.
Comments A young bijin is seen sweeping up fallen autumn leaves into a small pile which burns behind her.
Item # CG-977
Price $150 (Sold)