TOMIOKA Eisen -- "Tangled Hair"

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Artist TOMIOKA, Eisen (1864-1905)
Title "Tangled Hair" ("Midaregami")
Date 1898
Series "Bungei Kurabu" (literary magazine) vol.5, no.8
Publisher unk
Seal, Carver/Printer unk
Image Size 8 3/4 x 11 1/4
Impression Very fine; superbly executed "bokashi" shading to kimono; "burnishing" to black collar and as "overlaid" hair; crisply detailed lines.
Condition Good+. Strong colors. (Light soiling, one spot in image, and two folds typical of all "kuchi-e".)
Reference/Illus Merritt's "Woodblock Kuchi-e Prints" #4.5
Comments Two images in one--Ofusa is seen inside on a "rolled sheet" of paper overlaid onto the outdoor bamboo lattice scene.
Item # JS-995
Price $90 (Sold)