KABURAGI -- "Light Snow"

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Artist Kiyokata KABURAGI
Title "Light Snow"
Date 1932
Series "The Customs and the Manners of Beauties"
("Meiji Jugo-nen dai Bijin Fuzoku")
This as "A Beauty from Meiji 15" (1882)
Publisher Jiji Shinpo (Current Events) Newspaper (1882-??)
Seal, Carver/Printer "Kiyokata" (lower/right)
Image Size 9 1/4 x 14
Impression Very Fine.
Skillfully executed "bokashi" pink shading to face; nicely visible "woodgrain" to clothing; highly detailed carving.
Condition Very Good. Excellent colors. Clean front and verso. (Couple faint creases; bumping to corners; 1/4-inch tear bottom edge; trimmed to margin edges; slight toning.)
Reference/Illus na
Comments An insert of the 50th Year Commemoration of Jiji Shinpo Newspapers (1932); and also apparently as the frontispiece to the novel "Usuyuki" ("Light Snow") 1931. Rarely seen.
Item # EG-917
Price $650