Misty Moonlight: Woman of Ancient Times

by Toshikata (1866 - 1908)

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Misty Moonlight: Woman of Ancient Times by Toshikata (1866 - 1908)

Original Toshikata (1866 - 1908) Japanese Woodblock Print
Misty Moonlight: Woman of Ancient Times

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.

Special detail - Silver mica on the lavender kimono.

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. Creasing at bottom edge, slight toning and soiling at edges. Please see photos for details.

Misty Moonlight: Woman of Ancient Times by Toshikata (1866 - 1908)
Misty Moonlight: Woman of Ancient Times by Toshikata (1866 - 1908)

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