Toshikata: Viewing Snow: Preparatory drawing and Print
Artist: Mizuno Toshikata
Title: Viewing Snow: Preparatory drawing and Print
Series: Thirty-six Selected Beauties (sanju rokkasen) Thirty-six Selected Poems: Viewing Snow - Beauty of Kanbun Period (1661-72)
Date: Meiji 24 (1891)
A sumptuously attired beauty of the Kanbun Period contrasts with the muted snowscape around her. She sits near the stern of a boat, probably a ferry. This series shows beauties of different eras compared with the famous “Thirty-six Poets”.
Condition: Excellent impression, color and condition on print. Drawing has some creases.