TAKEUCHI Keishu -- A Balmy Autumn Day

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Artist TAKEUCHI, Keishu (1861-1943)
Title "A Balmy Autumn Day" ("Koharu Biyori")
Date 1910
Series "Bungei Kurabu" (literary magazine) vol.16, no.15
Publisher unk
Seal, Carver/Printer unk
Image Size 8 x 11 3/4
Impression Very Fine. Superbly executed and extensive "bokashi" shading; silver metallic pigments to collar and under-kimono; crisply detailed lines.
Condition Fair. Strong colors. (Light soiling, backing remnants, 1-inch repair to center, and two folds typical of all "kuchi-e".)
Reference/Illus Merritt's "Woodblock Kuchi-e Prints" #2.2. See Article #10: "Kuchi-e," or Literary Magazine Frontispieces.
Comments Beautifully composed with falling maple leaves.
Item # JS-988
Price $90 (Sold)