Keishû - Bijin and master potter
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Takeuchi Keishû (1861-1942)
A potter inspects a full Noborigama kiln. An inset shows an elegant Bijin in the style of the Muromachi period.
Publisher: Bungei Kurabu
Size: 21,1 x 28,5 cm
Kuchi-e (frontispiece woodblock print). From: Bungei Kurabu, vol. 6, No 1 („Wankyu Monogatari“).
Very good impression and colours, with glossy overprint. Not mounted. A tiny bit trimmed, paper a little bit worn at upper right, and two vertical folds (smoothed), as usual for Kuchi-e. Very good condition.
Lit.: Merritt/Yamada, Woodblock Kuchi-e Prints, Honolulu, 2000.