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by Yamamura Koka (1885-1942) Toyonari

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Artist: Yamamura Koka (1885-1942) Toyonari 山村耕花
Title: Koman
Series: Complete works of Chikamatsu
Date 1st edition?1922-1925
Date of this artwork?c1920s (may not be accurate)
Publisher 1st edition?Private
Publisher (this edition)?Private
Medium (1st edition): Woodblock
Medium (this edition): Woodblock
Format (1st edition): Large Oban
Format (this edition): Large Oban
DB artwork code: 29346
Notes (1st edition)?
Notes (this edition)?The following information was taken from the original web listing of this artwork. Often written by non-experts, there may be inaccuracies:

Title Koman - Chikamatsu Series
Artist Toyonari Yamamura 1885-1942

Signature Koka
Seal toyonari
Dated 1922-26
Technique/Medium Woodblock print
Impression very good … printed on beige colored paper
Colors very good
Condition very good … a slight brown spot on upper middle area
Rating 2 = very good
Description From the supplement of "Dai Chikamatsu Zenshu" (The Complete Works of Chikamatsu), Heroine Seki no Koman in the play, "Tanba Yosaku Natsuyo no Komurobushi".
Note Outer portions of the margins are not shown in the image due to the scanner area limitation.
Width 11.6 inches = 29.5 cm
Height 18.1 inches = 46.0 cm
Literature Newland, Amy R.; and S. Hamanaka, "The Female Image: 20th Century Prints of Japanese Beauties", Leiden: Hotei, 2000, ISBN 90 74822 20 7, - pg, 89

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