Tsutsui Toshimine: Tourou - Japanese Art Open Database

Artist: Tsutsui Toshimine

Title: Tourou

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Sunday, 6 November 2005 Title Colorful Ornament kuchi-e Artist Toshimine Tsutsui 1863-1934 Signature Toshimine Seal artist's seal Dated 1910 Publisher Bungei Kurabu Technique/Medium Woodblock print Impression good Colors good … silver colored metallic pigment Condition good - fair … lightly soiled, worm track (1/2 inch long) on the lower left edge, two horizontal folds usual for kuchi-e, backing partially removed. Description Book illustration for the novel, "Tourou" (traditional lighting fixture for outside use) in "Bungei Kurabu" Vol.16, No.9, a very popular literary magazine in Meiji period. Width 8.5 inches = 21.5 cm Height 11.6 inches = 29.5 cm

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