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Unknown - Bijin and Umbrella

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Bijin and Umbrella
by Unknown

Title:Bijin and Umbrella (1)
Publisher:Bungei Kurabu - 文芸倶楽部
Medium:Woodblock - 木版画
Format:Kuchi-e - 口絵, 12.2 x 8.9 inches (sheet size)
Condition:Quite good condition. Completely untrimmed - still has large right margin with original magazine binding holes. Embossed rain. Small paper thin top left corner. Minor creases and soils, and faint red offsetting. Unbacked. Usual two vertical folds original to all kuchi-e prints.
Price: Sold
Artwork Code:9514-Unknown
Notes:Probably published by Bungei Kurabu. 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.
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