Original Japanese woodblock print by Kikuchi Keigetsu (1879-1952), titled "Koharu, the Heroine in 'Shinju Ten no Amijima'", 1922. This print is one of 18 designs published as supplements to "The Complete Works of Chikamatsu", which consisted of 16 volumes, plus two additional images.
This print measures approximately 15 3/8 x 11 inches, plus full margins. It is in wonderful condition, aside from some light toning. There are silver mica highlights, and the hands and face have oxidized.
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