Artwork Details for Toshikata, Mizuno (1866-1908) Shosetsu "Bush Warbler"

Toshikata, Mizuno (1866-1908) Shosetsu - Bush Warbler

Click on the above image for a larger scan

Bush Warbler
by Toshikata, Mizuno (1866-1908) Shosetsu

Artist:Toshikata, Mizuno (1866-1908) Shosetsu
Title:Bush Warbler (1)
Publisher:Bungei Kurabu - 文芸倶楽部
Medium:Woodblock - 木版画
Format:Kuchi-e - 口絵, 8.8 x 12.2 inches (sheet size)
Condition:Pristine condition. Completely untrimmed - still has full top margin, and no magazine binding holes (see comment below). Silver metalic pigments. Unbacked. Usual two horizontal folds original to all kuchi-e prints.
Price: Sold
Artwork Code:9454-Mizuno_Toshikata
Notes:This print comes directly from the original publisher's overrun stock - preserved in a 'kura' storehouse in Tokyo for the last 100 years. It was not mounted in a magazine, so there are no binding holes and absolutely no trimming (very rare). Artist's signature and seal upper right. 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.
(1) This artwork is either untitled or the title is unknown.
Search:Toshikata, Mizuno (1866-1908) Shosetsu (See more prints by this artist)

Ohmi Gallery Home - 近江ギャラリーMy CollectionSales GalleryMasterworksContact MeOrdering InfoMy ArticlesKoitsu.comOhmi Finch

© Dr Ross F. Walker. No part of the website may be reproduced without the permission of Ohmi Gallery (Dr Ross Walker).
To help prevent unauthorised use, all images on this website have been encoded with a secure digital signature.