||"Two Monkeys Playing"
||Obtained from Robert O. Muller's Collection following his death.
||Adachi Hanga Kenkyusho (Tokyo publisher, 1926-present)
||7 3/8 x 13 3/4 ("tanzaku")
||Very Fine. Skillfully executed "bokashi" shading throughout; nicely visible woodgrain to
background; light "gauffrage"
(embossing) to monkeys; over-printed with falling pink
cherry blossoms; sharp key-lines, much fine detailing.
Tiny "Made in Japan" stamping verso bottom.
||Excellent. Excellent colors. Clean front and backside. Full, original margins as
published. (No flaws noted.)
||"Crow, Cranes, and Camellias" cat#35 and pl# K-41.17 .
||A charming image of two monkeys at play.