TAKEUCHI Keishu -- White-Robed Kannon

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Artist TAKEUCHI, Keishu (1861-1943)
Title "White-Robed Kannon" ("Byakui Kannon")
Date 1900
Series "Bungei Kurabu" (literary magazine) vol.6, no.11
Publisher unk
Seal, Carver/Printer unk
Image Size 8 1/2 x 11 1/2
Impression Very fine; superbly executed and extensive "bokashi" shading; "burnishing" to hair; crisply detailed lines.
Condition Very good. Strong colors. (Some pigment migration and two folds typical of all "kuchi-e".)
Reference/Illus Merritt's "Woodblock Kuchi-e Prints" #4.2
Comments Use of western artist's red palette considered "exotic."
Item # JS-871
Price $125 (Sold)