KEISHU Takeuchi -- "Waitress and Ships"

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Artist KEISHU, Takeuchi
Title "Waitress and Ships"
(given name)
Date 1897
Series "Bungei Kurabu" (Vol.3)
(literary magazine)
Publisher unk
Seal, Carver/Printer unk
Image Size 7 7/8 x 10 1/2
Impression Very Fine. Nicely executed "bokashi" shading; extensive "gauffrage" (embossing) to circular inset area; "burnishing" ("shomen-zuri") to black hair areas; highly detailed, crisp lines.
Condition Good++. Strong colors.
(Light staining; lisght wrinkling top and right; few scattered marks. Two folds typical of all "kuchi-e".)
Reference/Illus See Article #10: "Kuchi-e," or Literary Magazine Frontispieces.
Comments Two fishing boats overlaid with a circular inset image of a waitress carrying trays.
Item # EG-335
Price $95