Series; Ladies' Etiquette Pictures
Welcoming Guests, 1893 - Charming scene of beauties welcoming guests for a visit. At bottom center, a beauty bows as she offers a tobacco set to her guests. Two women watch at right, smiling happily. One wears a blue kimono bordered with cherry blossoms and maple leaves, while the other's robe features an unusual pattern of herons in flight with flowers in place of bodies. At left, a woman carries a hibachi with glowing red coals. An attractive design with nice color and detail in the elegant fabrics. A rarely seen Chikanobu subject.
Artist - Chikanobu (1838 - 1912)
Image Size - 13 3/4" x 27 3/4"
Condition - This print with good detail as shown. Three attached panels, backed with paper. Vertical folds. Creasing throughout, light horizontal lines where backing papers meet. Please see photos for details.
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