Beauties with Toys and Pet Birds, 1896 - Charming design of upper-class beauties relaxing as a young girl plays with toys. In the center, a child pulls a colorful goldfish on wheels, gesturing with her hand as the beauty at right lifts a basket cage from a pet bird on a perch. At left, another woman cuddles a small doll in her arms. A large container patterned with waves holds peonies with enormous blossoms. Wonderful detail in the elegant kimono fabrics and household objects. An attractive, colorful design, detailed with embossing on the white collars and burnishing on the hair.
Artist - Chikanobu (1838 - 1912)
Image Size - 14" x 28 1/4" + margins as shown
Condition - This print with excellent color and detail as shown. Three separate panels. Slight paper remnants on reverse at corners from previous mounting. Tiny loss at corner, a few small tears at edges, repaired. Toning, a few creases, small paper inclusion. Please see photos for details.
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