Toyohara Chikanobu
Japanese (1838-1912)
Beauty in Tenmei Era, 1896
Color woodblock
13×8 IN.

From the series "Mirror of the Ages." Signed on block lower right: "Yoshu Chikanobu"; inscribed on block upper right. A fine oban impression in fine condition with full margins.
This print depicts a modern woman thinking back on the Tenmei Era (1781-1788); her thoughts are illustrated in the upper third of the image.

$ 725