The print was produced as a kuchie frontispiece for a novel 変目伝 "Henmokuden" by Ryuro Hirotsu (1861-1928) in a literary magazine titled Bungei Kurabu magazine, Vol 2, No.15 in 1896.
Artist: Shoso Mishima (1856-1928)
Date: Meiji29 (1896)
Paper size: 11 and 1/8 x 8 and 3/4 inches (28 x 22 cm)
Condition: Very good overall. Original Kuchi-e fold lines. Excellent colors and details. Minor soils and minor toning as shown. Please see photos for details.