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Keishu Takeuchi 1861-1942 - Hazy Weather in Spring - Hanagumori

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Keishu Takeuchi 1861-1942 - Hazy Weather in Spring - Hanagumori
Hazy Weather in Spring - Hanagumori
by Keishu Takeuchi 1861-1942

Keishu Takeuchi, 1861-1942      Kuchi-e

Keishu Takeuchi was a student of the great Meiji ukiyo-e artist Yoshitoshi Tsukioka. Typical for the period of the late nineteenth and early twentieth century, Keishu Takeuchi worked as an illustrator making mainly kuchi-e - frontispiece illustrations for magazines and novels.
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Title Hazy Weather in Spring - Hanagumori
  rare kuchi-e
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Description Frontispiece illustration of a beauty sitting in outdoor. She is looking at the cherry blossoms falling and full blooming yellow ground flowers in the novel "Hanagumori" (Hazy Weather in Spring) published in Bungei Kurabu, vol.11, no.6.
Kuchi-e (frontispiece illustration) was published by newly established publishers such as Bungei Kurabu, Shunyodo and Suzando. These publishing companies; among which Chuo-koronsha, Kodansha, Shinchosha still exist; published not only literary subjects but also many different everyday subjects such as cooking, sewing and hobbies as monthly publications.
Seal Keishu.
Dated 1905.
Publisher Bungei Kurabu.
Medium/Technique Woodblock print.
Impression Excellent - very good.
Colors Excellent - very good.
Condition Very good ... slightly creased, three horizontal folds usual for kuchi-e.
Width Item 8.7 inches = 22.0 cm
Height Item 11.8 inches = 30.0 cm
Literature Merritt, Helen; Nanako Yamada, "Woodblock Kuchi-e Prints: Reflections of Meiji Culture", Honolulu; University of Hawaii Press, 2000, ISBN 0-8248-2073-8, - Kuchi-e and Meiji society are described in detail.
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