Kunisada (Toyokuni III)

Utagawa Kunisada (Toyokuni III)


Naniwa Shinmachia: Tayu Courtesan Suminoe of the Western House Ogiya
(Naniwa shinmachi: Nishi no Ogiya nai Suminoe Tayu)

titled below the Ogi (fan), Naniwa shinmachi: Nishi no Ogiya nai Suminoe Tayu, the words above the figure ends with the last row, Edo Ryutei Tanehiko dai (written by Ryutei Tanehiko in Edo), Toto (Eastern Capital) Kunisada ga, with censor's seal kiwame (approved), publisher's seal Sen'ichi han (Izuymiya Ichibei of Kansendo), ca. 1821

oban tate-e 15 by 10 1/4 in., 38.1 by 26.1 cm

Robert Schaap, Kunisada: Imaging Drama and Beauty, 2016, p. 44, no. 8
Collection National Museum van Wereldculturen, Leiden, Coll. no. 1-4472-189
(inv. no. 10-5077)

price: $3,800


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