SUZUKI, Kason -- "Cherry Blossom Hunting" (#2)

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Artist SUZUKI, Kason (1860-1919)
Title "Cherry Blossom Hunting"
(given name)
Date 1914
Series "Bungei Kurabu" literary magazine (vol. 20, no. 6))
Publisher unk
Seal, Carver/Printer unk
Image Size 8 1/2 x 12 1/4
Impression Very Fine. Nicely executed "bokashi" shading to tree trunk and background; crisply detailed lines.
Condition Very Good++. Excellent colors. (Couple vertical "soft" creases; nick top edge; light wear. Two folds typical of all "kuchi-e".
Reference/Illus See Article #10: "Kuchi-e," or Literary Magazine Frontispieces.
Comments Dressed casually in her colorful spring kimono, this springtime beauty gazes over her shoulder under a shower of falling cherry blossoms. This is the illustration for the 1914 novel "Sakuga-Gari"
("Hunting for Cherry Blossoms").
Item # EG-642
Price $265