TAKEUCHI Keishu -- "A Full Moon"

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Artist TAKEUCHI, Keishu
Title "A Full Moon"
Date c1910
Series Likely "Fujokai" or "Goraku Sekai" (literary magazine).
Publisher unk
Seal, Carver/Printer unk
Image Size 8 x 11
Impression Very Fine. Skillfully executed "bokashi" shading to kimono, candle holder, flame's glow, mouse and background; crisply detailed individual hair-lines and other details.
Condition Very Good. Excellent colors. (Backed; slight curling; few minor marks; light wear. A single vertical fold typical of this "kuchi-e".)
Reference/Illus Merritt's "Woodblock Kuchi-e Prints" #6.12. See Article #10: "Kuchi-e," or Literary Magazine Frontispieces.
Comments A beauty is seen crossing a bridge under a full moon. Seldom seen design.
Item # EG-634
Price $285