A VIOLENT HUSBAND (Yamamoto Eishun)

N.1 kuchi-e woodblock print
Period: 1900-10
Condition: good
Size: 21,5 x 29,5 cm



Polychrome woodblock print made as a frontispiece of a novel, in a period between 1900 and 1910, by the artist Yamamoto Eishun (山本英春), a pupil of Migita Toshihide (右田年英) and author of many kuchi-e (口絵) prints mainly intended for publications edited in the city of Osaka (大阪).

The print is taken from the Bungei Kurabu (文芸倶楽部), the famous literary magazine published from 1895 to 1933 by the Hakubunkan (博文館) publishing house.

The work on Japanese washi paper (和紙), despite the right signs of aging and some slight signs of wrinkling in the lower part, is in good general condition.