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by Meiji era artist (not read)

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Drastic Price Reduction Moved to Clearance, Act Fast! by Meiji era artist (not read)

Original Meiji era Japanese Woodblock Print
Drastic Price Reduction Moved to Clearance, Act Fast!

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The Kuchi-e Tradition - Kuchi-e prints are woodblock frontispiece illustrations used in the publication of Japanese novels and magazines around the turn of the 20th century. Most kuchi-e prints were illustrations of bijin and continued the tradition of idealized beauties in Japanese art. The subjects, however, have a decidedly Meiji era feel about them and reflect the artistic movement towards more western design. Kuchi-e prints typically have one or two folds because of their use.

Much interest has been generated in the subject since the publication in 2000 of Helen Merritt and Nanako Yamada's groundbreaking book, "Woodblock Kuchi-e Prints: Reflections of Meiji Culture." Kuchi-e prints have become highly sought after and collected by the serious collector.

Comments - Interesting kuchi-e print of a distraught beauty walking away from an older man. She leans forward with a worried expression, her hands behind her back and a few loose wisps of hair framing her face. The man watches her with concern, one hand thrown out at his side. The pigment on the kimono has oxidized to a dark tone. Nice expressive figures.

Artist - Meiji era artist (not read)

Image Size - 8 1/4" x 10 1/2"

Condition - This print with excellent color and detail as shown. Vertical folds. Slight creasing and soiling. Please see photos for details.

What can I find on clearance?

- Prints that have moved through our auctions and are ready to go below cost.
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- Prints with condition issues.

Prints are identified as original or reprint, and artist information is offered when known. We include excellent photos of each print, as well as a brief condition report.

While you're shopping, keep in mind that some condition issues could simply be framed out, some could be easily repaired, and others just allow you to enjoy owning a 19th century original at a bargain price. Of course, many prints are in excellent condition, just needing to be cleared out.

So, check out all the clearance offers and find prints that suit your taste.
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Drastic Price Reduction Moved to Clearance, Act Fast! by Meiji era artist (not read)
Drastic Price Reduction Moved to Clearance, Act Fast! by Meiji era artist (not read)

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