Tomoto - Bijin of the Genroku periodTomoto - 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.

Signature: Tomoto

Seal: Tsurunoya

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.