Harunobu -- "Shunga #W"

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Artist After Harunobu
Title "Shunga #W"
Date Early Showa Period, 1931
Series na
Publisher Bijutsusha
(Tokyo, active 1920/30's)
Seal, Carver/Printer na
Image Size 8 3/4 x 10
Impression Very Fine. Skillfully executed "bokashi" shading; extensive "gauffrage" (embossing) to kimono, body areas, shoji screen, and decorative outer border area; highly detailed carving of hair-lines; crisp line-work.
Condition Nearly Excellent.
Strong fresh colors.
Full original margins.
(Slight toning; slight wear.)
Reference/Illus na
Comments A colorful early-Showa period "shunga" print. Highly detailed and exquisitely printed--with decorative "window format" design.
Very clean for "shunga."
Item # EG-187
Price $170 (Sold/GR)