Katsukawa Shunsho (1726-1792)Woodblock Prints Title:
Silkworm Cultivation #11st Publication:
Vertical chŻban; 26.7 x 19 cm (10 1/2 x 7 1/2 in.)Date of this edition: 1772 Publisher:
Stained. Some soiling. Backed on an acid free paper from the Edo era. Multiple wormholes, original colors still very strong. Fair overall condition.Notes:
This is the print # 1 of a series of 12 prints, 6 being from Katsukawa Shunsho, the other 6 by Kitao Shigemasa
A similar print is exposed at the Museum of Fine Art visible HEREPictures:
Pictures are taken outdoor, in the shade, to reflect true colors, without any enhancements of any kind. The last picture is taken indoor, with a light behind the print, to reveal the exact paper grain, holes if any, or other possible flaws.