Seasons of the Pleasure Quarters: no. 3, Horie in Summer, Twilight
(Kuruwa no shunju: Dai-san natsu [Horie], Yugure)
a seated beauty wearing a yukata decorated with blue morning glories; signed Tsunetomi with seal Higuchi-to (carved by Higuchi), published by Nakajima Jutaro (Nakajima Seikado, Tokyo) in a numbered limited edition of 500
oban tate-e 15 3/8 by 10 3/8 in., 39 by 26.3 cm
offered as a complete set of four
Brown, Kendall H., Light in Darkness: Woman in Japanese Prints of Early Showa (1926-1945), 1996, p. 54, cat. 60
Reigle Neland, Amy, and Hamanaka Shinji, The Female Image: 20th century prints of Japanese beauties, 2000, no. 104
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