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Tomioka Eisen


Portrait of the Bride

kuchi-e (frontispiece) depicting a maid in classic black and white attire helping a young woman adjust the skirt of her wedding dress; signed Oju Mosai with artist's seal, ca. 1899

8 1/2 by 11 in., 21.5 by 28 cm

A young woman stands before a floor-length mirror wearing a Western-style ball gown, opera-length gloves and diaphanous veil suggestive of a wedding dress while a maid in a dark dress with white apron and bonnet kneels by her side adjusting the skirt of her train.

Nanako Yamada, Mokuhan Kuchi-e (Survey of Woodblock Kuchi-e Prints), 2006, p. 318

price: Sold


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