Original Chikanobu (1838 - 1912) Japanese Woodblock Print
Beauty Looking over a Railing
Series; True Beauties
Beauty Looking over a Railing - Attractive portrait of a beauty smiling as she looks over a railing, holding her sleeve to her chest. Her kimono features a delicate netted and blossom pattern, tied with a check obi. Beautifully detailed with embossing on the kimono and the collar of the under robe. The first time we've seen this subject.
Artist - Chikanobu (1838 - 1912) Image Size - 12 7/8" x 8 1/4" + margins as shown Condition - This print with excellent detail as shown. Paper remnants on reverse at edges from previous mounting. Small thinning spot. Slight toning and soiling, a few creases and small spots. Please see photos for details.