||Katsuko (dates unknown)
||"Taisho Ro-ma, Falling Leaves"
(clearly on "old paper")
||Purchased via Japanese dealer contact.
||Original painting on paper.
Red "Katsuko" signature.
||8 1/8 x 10 5/8
Skillfully executed by hand and very nicely detailed.
An original (one-of-a-kind) "bijin-ga" design executed in sumi and color pigments on "old paper."
(Age-mellowed paper; a few scattered marks; 1/2-inch tear bottom.)
||A charmingly beautiful "bijin-ga" design, hand-painted onto age-mellowed
My Japanese wife immediately refered to these beauty images
as "Taisho Ro-ma"
(or "Taisho romance").