WHITE-ROBED KANNON (Takeuchi Keishu)


Object: original Japanese woodblock print
Genre: kuchi-e 口絵 frontispiece illustrations

Artist: Takeuchi Keishu 武内桂舟 (1861-1942/43)
From the literary magazine: Bungei Kurabu 文芸倶楽部, vol. 6, no. 11
Print title: White-Robed Kannon 白衣観音
Print subject: the artist Michikage 道影 and his beloved Teru てる, the young daughter of a loan shark, who devotes her life to helping others who were unjustly treated by her father

Note: illustration of a story by Chizuka Reisui 遅塚麗水 (1867-1942)

Publisher: Hakubunkan 博文館

Material: washi 和紙 Japanese paper
Technique: nishiki-e 錦絵 multi-coloured woodblock printing

Year: 1900, 8th month
Condition: good, slight imperfections on the margins, small stains
Dimensions: 29,5 x 22 cm

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