beauty with flapper's bob seated clad in bright pink/yellow robe, mica ground; the red cartouche at the upper right with the series title, Adesugata nijushiko; signed at left, Kasen, with artist's red circular seal, Kasen; publisher’'s mark at lower left margin, Yamase, with seal, Hanken shoyu fukyo fukusei, Shinbisha (copyright ownership, reproduction not allowed, Shinbisha), ca. 1931
dai oban tate-e 17 3/8 by 11 in., 44.1 by 28 cm
Ohira Kasen (given name Masao), studied with Matsubayashi Keigetsu (1876-1963), a kuchi-e illustrator who became a leading Nanga artist. In addition to this series, Kasen designed another bijinga series, Twenty-four Sections of Tokyo which was also published by Shinbisha.