Chikanobu -- "Beauties Viewing Iris Garden"

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Artist Chikanobu TOYOHARA
Title "Beauties Viewing Iris Garden"
(given name)
Date ca1895
Series na
Publisher Fukuda
Seal, Carver/Printer na
Image Size Each sheet 10 x 14 5/8 inches (28 1/2 x 14 5/8 overall).
Impression Very Fine. Skillfully executed "bokashi" shading throughout; light "gauffrage" to flowers; "burnishing" to black areas of screen and kimonos; highly detailed carving.
Condition Very Good to Nearly Excellent. Excellent colors. Very clean--fill-margined, loose unbacked sheets. (Light toning; light wear; few scattered marks.)
Reference/Illus na
Comments Delightful springtime image of beauties on veranda viewing an iris garden. Nicely aligned.
Item # MM-41
Price $650 (Sold/MK)