Ajisai (Hydrangea)

Toshimine Tsutsui


The print was produced as a kuchie frontispiece for a novel あじさい "Ajisai" from Bungei Kurabu magazine, Vol 12, No.8 in 1906. This image is beautiful woman and lovely Hydrangea. Very delicate and gentle mood. Artist name Toshimine with red seal on the lower right image.

Artist: Toshimine Tsutsui (1863-1934)
Date: Meiji 39 (1906)
Size 8 and 3/4 x 9 and 15/16 inches (22 x 25.2 cm)
Condition: Very good overall. Original Kuchi-e fold lines. Excellent colors and details. Very minor soils and blue ink smudge on sleeve of Kimono as shown. Please see photos for details.