Ikeda Terukata: Surprised Beauty with Umbrella in Snow (Sold)
Artist: Ikeda Terukata (1883-1921)
Title: Surprised Beauty with Umbrella in Snow
A beauty looks over her shoulder at two figures retreating in the snow, a man wearing a blue robe and geta and his attendant. She is beautifully attired and holds a traditional umbrella and seems to be reacting with surprise to seeing the two men. Perhaps the man with the blue robe has a connection to her? There is lacquer-mimicking over-printing effects in her hair, and mica on the silver on her collar. Exquisitely printed.Series: Edo no nishiki (Brocades of Edo)
Condition: Excellent impression, color and condition. Mint.
Dimensions: 25.2 x 37.5 cm
Date: ca. 1900