Re: Interested in identifying artist


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Posted by Alec W. (174.105.163.103) on June 21, 2020 at 01:28:44:

In Reply to: Re: Interested in identifying artist posted by Amy on June 21, 2020 at 01:08:47:

Yes, this particular print genre, "kuchi-e" 口絵 refers to prints used as frontispiece illustrations in novels and literary magazines. They were popular from about 1890-1910. I have a few, some from novels, and one from a literary magazine called "Bungei kurabu" 文芸倶楽部.

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