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Kason
Suzuki Kason, 1860-1919
Nightingale Silhouette
(Uguisu)

kuchi-e (frontispiece) from vol. 15, no. 3 of Bungei Kurabu (popular literary magazine) of a beauty holding a book while looking over her shoulder to listen to the song of a bird seen in silhouette through shoji panels, sealed Kason, ca. 1909
8 5/8 by 12 in., 22 by 30.5 cm
Reference:
Nanako Yamada, Mokuhan Kuchi-e (Survey of Woodblock Kuchi-e Prints), 2006, p. 284
price: Sold