unsigned -- "Shunga #X"

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Artist unsigned
(not uncommon for "shunga")
Title "Shunga #X"
Date Early Showa Period, 1931
Series na
Publisher Bijutsusha
(Tokyo, active 1920/30's)
Seal, Carver/Printer na
Image Size 9 x 10 1/8
Impression Very Fine. Skillfully executed "bokashi" shading; light "gauffrage" (embossing) to kimono, hair-pins, decorative outer border area; highly detailed carving of hair-lines; crisp line-work.
Condition Very Good+++.
Strong fresh colors.
Full original margins.
(Slight toning; soft diagonal crease lower/right area.)
Reference/Illus na
Comments A colorful early-Showa period "shunga" print. Highly detailed and exquisitely printed--with decorative "window format" design.
Quite clean for "shunga."
Item # EG-188
Price $150