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Original Chikanobu (1838 - 1912) Japanese Woodblock Print
Series; Ladies' Etiquette Pictures
Painting - Attractive image of a beauty preparing to paint a folding fan, a brush in hand. The young girl at left mixes ink on an ink stone, while the young woman at lower right mixes pigment in shallow dishes. At left, a container holds brushes of all sizes with a small bowl of water nearby. A charming scene with lively color and wonderful detail in the elegant fabrics and household furnishings, including lacquer on the black collar of the beauty's coat.
Artist - Chikanobu (1838 - 1912) Image Size - 14" x 9 3/8" + margins as shown Condition - This print with excellent color and detail as shown. Slight toning and soiling, a few creases. Please see photos for details.