Title Page for Thirty-six Selected Beauties

by Toshikata (1866 - 1908)

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Title Page for Thirty-six Selected Beauties by Toshikata (1866 - 1908)

Original Toshikata (1866 - 1908) Japanese Woodblock Print
Title Page for Thirty-six Selected Beauties

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 7/8" x 18 1/4" + margins as shown

Condition - This print with excellent color and detail as shown. Two attached panels. Slight separation at ends of vertical centerfold, repaired. Slight toning and soiling. Please see photos for details.

Title Page for Thirty-six Selected Beauties by Toshikata (1866 - 1908)
Title Page for Thirty-six Selected Beauties by Toshikata (1866 - 1908)

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