Series: Azuma Fūzoku (Customs of the East)
This very nice print depicts a woman with very long hair, on a veranda, appearing to be making an offering. There is a bolt of lightning, indicating a thunder storm, with a temple in silhouette in the distance. Thecolors are vibrant in a soft way, very pleasing. It is a lifetime print produced in 1901, by the publisher Matsuki Heikichi (Daikokuya). The series has twelve prints, and this is series number 7, and numbered as such under the title in the right margin. It measures 9.25" high by 13" long. This print bears the artist and publisher seals, along with a title box. This print is in fine condition, with some paper residue in the upper corners on the verso, well shown in the photo.
Toyohara (Yōshū) Chikanobu (1838-1912) 'Evening Shower'
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