Tomoto - Bijin of the Genroku period
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Kobori Tomoto (Tomone) (1864-1931)
A beautiful lady of the Genroku period, with a child on her lap, is sitting on a bench, surrounded by autumnal flowers and blades of grass, at which the child tries to grasp.
Publisher: Bungei Kurabu
Date: ca 1900-10
Size: 21,2 x 28,6 cm
Kuchi-e (frontispiece woodblock print).
Perfect impression and colours, with silver printing. Not mounted. Margins a tiny bit trimmed. Red printer's spot, two vertical folds, as usual for Kuchi-e. Very nice and clean condition.
Lit.: Merritt/Yamada, Woodblock Kuchi-e Prints, Honolulu, 2000.