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Makeup by Shuntei Miyagawa (1873 - 1914)

Original Shuntei Miyagawa (1873 - 1914) Japanese Woodblock Print
Makeup

Series; Flowers of the Floating World, 1897 - 1898

Flowers of the Floating World - Published in 1897 - 1898, Shuntei Miyagawa's series "Flowers of the Floating World" (Ukiyo no hana) depicts women and girls in scenes from everyday life throughout the year. From cherry blossom viewing or taking a winter stroll to arranging flowers or playing music, these charming images offer a wonderful look at life in Japan during the Meiji era. Some designs feature deluxe printing techniques such as burnishing, embossing, or accents of metallic pigment. A lovely beauty series by Shuntei Miyagawa, rarely seen.

Special detail - Metallic silver pigment on the red obi and on the border of the green print obi hanging at upper left, burnishing on the black lacquer chest and mirror stand.

Artist - Shuntei Miyagawa (1873 - 1914)

Image Size - 11 3/4" x 8" + margins as shown

Condition - This print with excellent color and detail as shown. Backed with paper. Slight toning. Some prints have a few spots or small creases, or slight soiling at edges. Please see photos for details. Generally in good to nice condition overall.

Makeup by Shuntei Miyagawa (1873 - 1914)
Makeup by Shuntei Miyagawa (1873 - 1914)

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