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A Woman in Grey

A Woman in Grey
by Eisen Tomioka (1864-1905)

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Artist: Eisen Tomioka (1864-1905) 富岡永洗
Title: A Woman in Grey
Series: 
Date 1st edition?5/17/1911
Publisher 1st edition?Not Set
Publisher (this edition)?Not Set
Medium (1st edition): Woodblock
Medium (this edition): Woodblock
Format (1st edition): Kuchi-e
Format (this edition): Kuchi-e
DB artwork code: 38879
Notes (1st edition)?From the novel Yureito 『幽霊塔』(ゆうれいとう) by Kuroiwa Ruiko (黒岩涙香), a translation of the novel "A Woman in Grey" (1898) by Alice Muriel Williamson.
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:

Sunday, 5 February 2006

Kuchi-e: The Severed Head

Artist: Tomioka Eisen
Format: Aiban yoko-e: 9" x 13" approx

Subject: A bizarre design with an ancient bearded European man showing a severed head to a formally dressed European man.

Tomioka Eisen was born in Nagano prefecture under the name of Hidetaro. He went to Tokyo to study drafting and was employed by the army as a civilian. Later he resigned from the army and became a full time illustrator. Most of his works were illustrations for newspapers, journals and kuchi-e.

Date: c.1900

Condition: Fine. Never folded.

Colour: Fine

Impression: Fine


Estimated Value: 」150 - 」250

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