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Keishu

Takeuchi Keishu

1861-1942

Nurse with Red Cross Hospital Ship
(Kangofu)

kuchi-e (frontispiece) illustration vol. 10, no. 6 Bungei Kurabu (popular literary magazine), embellished with silver mica on the kettle the nurse is using to refill the flower vase; with artist's seal Keishu, published on April 20, 1904

12 by 8 7/8 in., 30.5 by 22.5 cm

References:
Julia Meech-Pekarik, The World of the Meiji Print, 1986, pl. 38
Helen Merritt, Woodblock Kuchi-e Prints: Reflections of Meiji Culture, 2000, p. 170, no. 6.27
Nanako Yamada, Mokuhan Kuchi-e (Survey of Woodblock Kuchi-e Prints), 2006, p. 293
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, acquisition no. 2000.328
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, no. JP 3193 (Gift of Lincoln Kirstein, 1959)

price: Sold

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