Snow in the Countryside, 1899

by Chikanobu (1838 - 1912)

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Snow in the Countryside, 1899 by Chikanobu (1838 - 1912)

Original Chikanobu (1838 - 1912) Japanese Woodblock Print
Snow in the Countryside, 1899

Series; Snow, Moon, and Flowers

Snow in the Countryside, 1899 - Charming image of a beauty and a young girl in the snow outside a country house. The woman carries a basketful of greens that she has gathered, and she smiles happily as she looks down at the child. She wears a brown striped kimono lined with a pink print, tucked up at the front for easier walking. At left, an elderly woman can be seen tending a kettle hanging over a floor hearth. The colorful clothing creates a nice contrast to the white of the snow and the pale blue of the sky. Nicely detailed with burnishing on the black collar and obi. A handsome design from this rarely seen Chikanobu beauty series.

Artist - Chikanobu (1838 - 1912)

Image Size - 12 5/8" x 8 3/8" + margins as shown

Condition - This print with excellent color and detail as shown. Slight toning, slight soiling at edges. Please see photos for details.

Snow in the Countryside, 1899 by Chikanobu (1838 - 1912)
Snow in the Countryside, 1899 by Chikanobu (1838 - 1912)

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