Artwork Details for Kiyokata, Kaburagi (1886-1972) "Beauty from 1873 - Light Snowfall"

Kiyokata, Kaburagi (1886-1972) - Beauty from 1873 - Light Snowfall - 明治十五年代美人風景 薄雪

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Beauty from 1873 - Light Snowfall - 明治十五年代美人風景 薄雪
by Kiyokata, Kaburagi (1886-1972) - 鏑木清方

Artist:Kiyokata, Kaburagi (1886-1972) - 鏑木清方
Title:Beauty from 1873 - Light Snowfall - 明治十五年代美人風景 薄雪
Date:c. 1931
Publisher:Jiji Newspaper - 時事新聞
Medium:Woodblock - 木版画
Format:Oban - 大判, sheet size 37 x 26cm
Condition:Very good condition. Printed on very fine washi with original fine album backing. No tears, folds, or foxing. Has very minor soiling at margin edges, a small soft crease at top edge, and minor paper unevenness due to album backing. Strong woodgrain texture in upper background, indicating an early impression. Good colour, impression and ink penetration. The white spots in the background represent snowflakes (not flaws), and the mark above the bijin's head is from the strong woodgrain patterning (not a stain).
Price: Sold
Artwork Code:9081-Kaburagi_Kiyokata
Notes:This rare print belongs to a little-known album of bijin-ga prints commissioned by the Jiji Newspaper Company (時事新報) and published as a limited edition, in celebration of the 50th anniversary of the company's founding. The bottom margin contains the print title "Meiji Jyu-Go-Nen-Dai Bijin Fukei", "Usuyuki", and artist name. Artist's signature and red seal lower right.
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