Artist: Mizuno Toshikata
Title: The Lady in Tenpo era- Hotaru-gari, Tenpo goro fujin
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Toshikata Mizuno 1866-1908 From the series, "Sanju-roku Kasen, Hotaru-gari, Tenpo goro fujin" (Thirty-six Examples of Beauties; The Lady in Tenpo era, 1830 - 1844) A lady and her assistant are hunting for the fire flies on a river bank in a hot summer evening. Format Oban tate-e Width 9.3 inches = 23.6 cm Height 14.1 inches = 35.7 cm Impression good ... blind printing Colors very good ... lacquer, silver colored metalic pigment Condition very good ... one light brown spot on the round fan she is holding, backed by thin paper, Rating 2 = very good