Chokyosai Eiri (active circa 1790s - 1800s) Japanese Woodblock Reprint
Beauty after a Bath
Series; Twelve Months in the South
A Special 1938 Takamizawa Group - Founded in 1911, the Takamizawa Publisher of Tokyo has published some of the finest reprints of classic ukiyo-e designs. Drawing on the traditions and methods of the Edo era, the company produced reprints with the utmost care and great attention to detail, masterfully reproducing color, line work and even wood grain detail. Published in 1938, this handsome reprint group features designs by master artists such as Utamaro, Kiyonaga, Eishi, Hokusai, Hiroshige, Sharaku, and others. Each features a Takamizawa publisher seal on the reverse. A great opportunity to acquire a high quality reprint of a famous Edo era subject.
Beauty after a Bath - Lovely image of an elegant young beauty after a bath, her sheer black kimono loosely wrapped around her and a white towel draped over her shoulder. Drawn with beautiful flowing lines. A classic Edo era beauty subject by an artist rarely seen in reprint form.
Artist - Chokyosai Eiri (active circa 1790s - 1800s)
Image Size - 15 1/2" x 10" + margins as shown
Condition - This print with excellent color and detail as shown. Slight toning. Some prints have a few light creases at edges or a few small spots. Please see photos for details. Generally in good condition overall.