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Shoso Mishima 1856-1928 - Cooling off on Veranda

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Shoso Mishima 1856-1928 - Cooling off on Veranda
Cooling off on Veranda
by Shoso Mishima 1856-1928

Shoso Mishima, 1856-1928      

Shoso Mishima was one of the active Kuchi-e artists. He was a student of Kikuchi Yosai. His Kuchi-e prints were published in the magazine 'Bungei kurabu'. Birds and flower prints and paintings were other themes of the artist. Shoso Mishima was known to posess a Sharaku print collection. It was destroyed when his house burned down.   For feedback contact us.

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Title Cooling off on Veranda
Artist Shoso Mishima 1856-1928 42 sold items for Shoso Mishima in our archive. View short biography of Shoso Mishima. Google for Shoso Mishima. Search BING for Shoso Mishima.
Description Beauty is cooling off on a Veranda after a bath.
>Kuchi-e (frontispiece illustration) was made for the popular literary magazines largely aimed at the female readers in Meiji-Taisho era. They were 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 Artist's seal.
Dated Ca. 1900-1910s.
Publisher Bungei Kurabu.
Medium/Technique Woodblock print.
Impression Very good.
Colors Very good ... Silver colored metallic pigment.
Condition Very good ...Paper toned. Slight foxing. Top and bottom areas are lightly creased. Two horizontal folds usual for kuchi-e.
Width Item 8.9 inches = 22.5 cm
Height Item 12.4 inches = 31.5 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, -
Related Article Kuchi-e
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