Artist: Yamamura Koka
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Description: Title Koman - Chikamatsu Series Artist Toyonari Yamamura 1885-1942 Signature Koka Seal toyonari Dated 1922-26 Technique/Medium Woodblock print Impression very good … printed on beige colored paper Colors very good Condition very good … a slight brown spot on upper middle area Rating 2 = very good Description From the supplement of "Dai Chikamatsu Zenshu" (The Complete Works of Chikamatsu), Heroine Seki no Koman in the play, "Tanba Yosaku Natsuyo no Komurobushi". Note Outer portions of the margins are not shown in the image due to the scanner area limitation. Width 11.6 inches = 29.5 cm Height 18.1 inches = 46.0 cm Literature Newland, Amy R.; and S. Hamanaka, "The Female Image: 20th Century Prints of Japanese Beauties", Leiden: Hotei, 2000, ISBN 90 74822 20 7, - pg, 89