Comments - Lovely shin-hanga design of a beauty during a light snowfall, with just a few large flakes drifting down against the pale gray sky. She fastens the loop of a veil over her ear as she looks up at the snow. This beautiful subject was issued as a special insert by the Jiji Newspaper Company in a limited edition of around 150 prints to celebrate the paper's fiftieth anniversary. Beautifully drawn with a sweetly expressive face. A very rare image from a series depicting beauties from different time periods, here a woman from Meiji 15 (1882). A great subject for a collector interested in shin-hanga prints.
Artist - Kiyokata Kaburagi (1886 - 1972)
Image Size - 14" x 9 1/8" + margins as shown
Condition - This print with nice color and detail as shown. Horizontal centerfold. Small loss, a few thinning spots, repaired. Creasing and rubbing along fold, creasing at edges. Please see photos for details.
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