TAKEUCHI Keishu -- "Bijin with Hagoita"

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Artist TAKEUCHI, Keishu
Title "Bijin with Hagoita"
Date 1902
Series "Bungei Kurabu" (literary magazine) vol.8, no.1
Publisher unk
Seal, Carver/Printer unk
Image Size 8 3/8 x 11 1/4
Impression Very Fine. Skillfully executed "bokashi" shading; "burnishing" to hair; visible woodgrain to blue kimono; crisply detailed lines.
Condition Good+++. Strong colors. (Scattered foxing--mostly left; light soiling and wear; two folds typical of all "kuchi-e". Top-tipped to backing.)
Reference/Illus na
Comments Kimono-clad bijin holding a "hagoita" (flat wooden paddle) used in the game of battledore.
Item # JS-2067
Price $125 (Sold)