Toshikata: Late Autumn DrizzleToshikata: Late Autumn Drizzle
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Mizuno Toshikata (1866-1908)

A young lady wearing an elegant violet michiyuki coat over her Meisen(Ikat-)Kimono. She is looking through the gap of a shoji sliding door, watching a songbird on the bamboo in the garden.

Untitled (Shigure - Late Autumn Drizzle)

Seal: Toshikata

Kuchi-e (frontispiece woodblock print), probably published in „Bungei Kurabu“

Publisher: Hakubunkan, Tokyo

Date: 1905

Size: Vertical Aiban, 32 x 22,2 cm

Fine print with very good colours and a mica silver glimmer. Print untrimmed, in the upper margin original pinholes. Few light stains, with two vertical folds (common for kuchi-e), altogether in very good condition.

Cf.: National Library of Australia, Digital Collection, Clough Collection of kuchie, No. 5744717