TAKEUCHI Keishu -- "After the Bath"

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Artist TAKEUCHI, Keishu
Title "After the Bath"
(given name)
Date 1901
Series "Bungei Kurabu" (literary magazine) vol.7, no.5.
Publisher unk
Seal, Carver/Printer unk
Image Size 8 1/2 x 12 1/8
Impression Very Fine. Skillfully executed "bokashi" shading; crisply detailed individual hair-lines.
Condition Very Good+++. Strong colors. (Minor scattered spotting; two folds typical of all "kuchi-e".) Un-backed.
Reference/Illus See Article #10: "Kuchi-e," or Literary Magazine Frontispieces.
Comments Wearing a thin summer "yukata," this bijin drys herself following her bath. Note the electric light-bulb hanging overhead--then very novel.
Item # JS-2074
Price $175 (Sold/GH)