Artwork Details for Keishu Takeuchi (1861-1942) "A Voice"

Keishu Takeuchi (1861-1942) - A Voice - 一声

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A Voice - 一声
by Keishu Takeuchi (1861-1942) - 武内桂舟

Artist:Keishu Takeuchi (1861-1942) - 武内桂舟
Title:A Voice - 一声
Publisher:Bungei Kurabu - 文芸倶楽部
Medium:Woodblock - 木版画
Format:Kuchi-e - 口絵, 22 x 29 cm (sheet size)
Condition:Very good impression and good condition. No tears, creases, or stains. Unbacked. Usual two horizontal folds original to all kuchi-e prints. Some thinning on verso, and very minor water stain along bottom edge. Very minor soiling (exaggerated by scanner).
Price: Sold
Artwork Code:9511-Takeuchi_Keishu
Notes:From Bungei Kurabu, Vol. 8, No. 1. Battledore was a game commonly played by young ladies in Meiji-Era Japan. Kuchi-e prints were foldout prints placed at the front of Japanese literary magazines in the 1890s to about 1910. This edition dates to that period. See the article "Kuchi-e - Literary Magazine Frontispieces" at Ukiyo-e Gallery for a very informative introduction these wonderful bijin-ga prints.
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