Original Yoshiiku (1833 - 1904) Japanese Woodblock Print
January: Murasaki of the Matsumotoro
Series; Twelve Months in the Yoshiwara, 1869
Twelve Months in the Yoshiwara - Handsome design from Yoshiiku's 1869 series "Twelve Months in the Yoshiwara." Each print features a courtesan and her companions taking part in seasonal activities, framed by a decorative purple border with a leaf and flower pattern. Nice detail in the elegant clothing and settings. A charming Meiji beauty series, rarely seen.
Artist - Yoshiiku (1833 - 1904) Image Size - 14" x 9 1/2" Condition - This print with excellent color and detail as shown. Slight paper remnants on reverse from previous backing. Slight soiling, a few wrinkles. Please see photos for details.