TAKEUCHI Keishu -- Beauties at the Beach

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Artist TAKEUCHI, Keishu (1861-1943)
Title "Beauties at the Beach" ("given name")
Date c1900
Series (likely "Bungei Kurabu" literary magazine)
Publisher unk
Seal, Carver/Printer unk
Image Size 8 5/8 x 12 1/2
Impression Fine. Superbly executed "bokashi" shading to kimono and water; crisply detailed lines.
Condition Very Good to Excellent. Strong colors; very clean. (Few minor marks; small bump on face; and two folds typical of all "kuchi-e".) Album-backed.
Reference/Illus See Article #10: "Kuchi-e," or Literary Magazine Frontispieces.
Comments Two young bijin are seen strolling casually along the beach.
Item # CG-979
Price $160