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Courtesans in a Teahouse, 1864 by Kunisada II (1823 - 1880)

Item Number: 882435

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Auction Type: Standard Auction
Auction Category: Edo Era, 1603 - 1868
Item Number: 882435
 
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Courtesans in a Teahouse, 1864 by Kunisada II (1823 - 1880)

Original Kunisada II (1823 - 1880) Japanese Woodblock Print
Courtesans in a Teahouse, 1864

Comments - Beautiful triptych of beauties enjoying a spring day in the Yoshiwara. At lower left a woman kneels beside a koto while the beauty behind her looks through a book with a woodblock print on the cover. In the center, a musician plays a kokyu, an instrument similar to a shamisen but played with a bow. A servant carries a large tray of delicacies and another woman holds a poem slip, while a third paints on a fan. At lower right, a courtesan looks up from her flower arranging, a cherry branch in her hand and an ornate vase on a low stand before her. The verandah looks out over a courtyard filled with blossoming cherry trees. Lovely color and detail in the elegant kimono and obi fabrics. A fantastic beauty subject, nicely embellished with delicate embossing in the white kimono collars. Would make a wonderful framed display.

Artist - Kunisada II (1823 - 1880)
Image Size - 14 1/8" x 29 3/8" + margins as shown
Condition - This print with excellent color and detail as shown. Three separate panels. A few small holes, repaired. Slight toning and creasing, a few spots. Please see photos for details.


Courtesans in a Teahouse, 1864 by Kunisada II (1823 - 1880)

Courtesans in a Teahouse, 1864 by Kunisada II (1823 - 1880)

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