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A seated bijin reading by lamplight

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A seated bijin reading by lamplight
by Toshikata Mizuno (1866-1908) Shosetsu

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Artist: Toshikata Mizuno (1866-1908) Shosetsu
Title: A seated bijin reading by lamplight
Series: 36 Examples of Beauties 三十六佳撰
Date 1st edition?1893
Publisher 1st edition?Akiyama Buemon (Kokkeido) 秋山武右衛門
Publisher (this edition)?Akiyama Buemon (Kokkeido) 秋山武右衛門
Medium (1st edition): Woodblock
Medium (this edition): Woodblock
Format (1st edition): Oban
Format (this edition): Oban
DB artwork code: 41322
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:

Saturday, 3 May 2008

Thirty-six Immortal Beauties

Artist: Toshikata
Format: Oban tate-e de luxe: 14.5" x 9.75" approx

Subject: From Toshikata's elegant series of bijin - Thirty-six Immortal Beauties. A seated bijin reading by lamplight.

Publisher: Akiyama Buemon

Date: 1893/4

Condition: Unusually large untrimmed sheet, never backed. Minor creases. Generally very good state.

Colour: Fine

Impression: Superb 1st edition with a black lacquer pattern on the kimono (not visible in scanned image), gauffrage, burnishing and silver pigments. Immaculate Meiji printing at its very best.

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