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Courtesans on a Spring Day, 1864 by Kunichika (1835 - 1900)

Item Number: 882523

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Auction Type: Standard Auction
Auction Category: Meiji Era, 1868 - 1912
Item Number: 882523
 
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Courtesans on a Spring Day, 1864 by Kunichika (1835 - 1900)

Original Kunichika (1835 - 1900) Japanese Woodblock Print
Courtesans on a Spring Day, 1864

Comments - Attractive scene of courtesans enjoying a spring day with blossoming cherry trees outside the verandah railing. At left, a young kamuro or child apprentice plays with a white cat, holding it over her shoulder as she kneels beside an elegant courtesan. She wears a black outer kimono with a burnished geometric pattern bordered with seashells and tie-dyed starbursts, over a pale blue seashell print robe. At right, one beauty holds a long letter as her companion takes a piece of food from the grill resting across a brazier before her. Another courtesan practices the shamisen, a music book on the floor nearby. Wonderful detail in this handsome design, including embossing on the white kimono trim.

Artist - Kunichika (1835 - 1900)
Image Size - 14 1/4" x 19 5/8" + margins as shown
Condition - This print with excellent color and detail as shown. Two separate panels. Folds at two corners. Please see photos for details.


Courtesans on a Spring Day, 1864 by Kunichika (1835 - 1900)

Courtesans on a Spring Day, 1864 by Kunichika (1835 - 1900)

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