Lovers in the Mist - Kuchi-e for Flower Bouquet of Love (Frontispiece)

Date
1900-1910
Description

霧の中の恋人たち-口絵 , 愛のフラワーブーケ (original Japanese title) Embossed color woodblock print
Artist seal: Toshikata. 
Publisher: Bungei Kurabu, Vol. 6, No. 12. 

Kuchi-e refers to frontispieces most specifically of Japanese romance novels and magazines published from the late 19th century early into the 20th and are generally woodblock prints.  The two vertical folds, which come standard with such prints, have been carefully flattened so as to be almost invisible on the recto of our impression.  In very fine condition. 


Size
8 7/8 x 12 3/8 inches
Price
$500