||"Dangerous - A Contemporary Geisha of the Meiji Era"
("Abunaso Meiji Nenkan Toji Geigi no Fuzoku")
||"Thirty-two Aspects of Women" ("Fuzoku Sanjuniso")
||1888 (Second edition printing with one-color cartouche.)
||Tsunashima Kamekichi (Tokyo)
||Carver: Wada hoir Yu
||9 1/2 x 14 1/4 (Plus full, original margins--note "kento" mark lower right corner.)
||Very Fine. Skillfully "bokashi" shading; over-printed hair to produce layers;
extensive "gauffrage" (embossing) to patterned collar and kimono; visible "woodgrain"
crisp, highly detailed carving of individual hairlines.
(VIEW representative verso "bleed-through.")
||Nearly Excellent. Fresh, strong colors. Clean front and verso.
(Short soft diagonal crease lower/right corner; few scattered marks; slight toning.)
Unbacked. Full, original margins (note "kento" mark lower right corner).
||Stevenson's "Yoshitoshi's Women - The Woodblock-Print Series Fuzoku Sanjuniso" pl.#28
||Holding a wooden post, this geisha steadies herself as she boards a pleasure boat.