Yoshitoshi -- "Heavy - A Fukugawa Waitress, Tempo Era"

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Title "Heavy - A Fukugawa Waitress, Tempo Era"
("Omotaso Tempo Nenkan Fukugawa Karuko no Fuzoku")
Series "Thirty-two Aspects of Women" ("Fuzoku Sanjuniso")
Date 1888 (Second edition printing with one-color cartouche.)
Publisher Tsunashima Kamekichi (Tokyo)
Seal, Carver/Printer Carver: Wada hoir Yu
Image Size 9 5/8 x 14 1/4 (Plus full, original margins--note "kento" mark lower right corner.)
Impression Very Fine. Skillfully "bokashi" shading; over-printed hair to produce layers; light "gauffrage" (embossing) to kimono and patterned collar; crisp, highly detailed carving of individual hairlines.
(VIEW representative verso "bleed-through.")
Condition Nearly Excellent. Bold, fresh colors. Clean front and verso. (Very slight wear; slight toning--otherwise flawless.) Unbacked. Full, original margins (note "kento" mark lower right corner).
Reference/Illus Stevenson's "Yoshitoshi's Women - The Woodblock-Print Series Fuzoku Sanjuniso" pl.#12
Comments A waitress at a restaurant in Fukugawa carries her wooden serving table laden with food.
Item # EG-238
Price $975