First Call of the Warbler: Women of the Manji Era (1658 - 1661)

by Toshikata (1866 - 1908)

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First Call of the Warbler: Women of the Manji Era (1658 - 1661) by Toshikata (1866 - 1908)

Original Toshikata (1866 - 1908) Japanese Woodblock Print
First Call of the Warbler: Women of the Manji Era (1658 - 1661)

Series; Thirty-six Selected Beauties, 1891 - 1894 (Sanjuroku Kasen)

Thirty-six Selected Beauties - Reflecting back on the classic beauty prints of the previous era, Toshikata's lovely "Thirty-six Beauties" series illustrates the daily activities of women from various time periods and walks of life. A geisha practicing the shamisen, a beauty in her private quarters, an entertainer crossing the river on a ferry--these charming scenes wonderfully capture life in Japan throughout the ages. Beautifully printed, many of the images feature deluxe techniques such as delicate embossing or burnishing, along with soft bokashi shading. A delightful series, great for collecting or as a wonderful display in any room.

Artist - Toshikata (1866 - 1908)

Image Size - 12 3/4" x 8 1/2" + margins as shown

Condition - This print with excellent color and detail as shown. A few wormholes, repaired. Creasing and wrinkling, slight toning and soiling. Please see photos for details.

First Call of the Warbler: Women of the Manji Era (1658 - 1661) by Toshikata (1866 - 1908)
First Call of the Warbler: Women of the Manji Era (1658 - 1661) by Toshikata (1866 - 1908)

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