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Fujinoe, the Wife of Izumi no Saburo Tadahira by Kuniyoshi (1797 - 1861)

Item Number: 882710

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Auction Type: Standard Auction
Auction Category: Edo Era, 1603 - 1868
Item Number: 882710
 
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Fujinoe, the Wife of Izumi no Saburo Tadahira by Kuniyoshi (1797 - 1861)

Original Kuniyoshi (1797 - 1861) Japanese Woodblock Print
Fujinoe, the Wife of Izumi no Saburo Tadahira
Series; Stories of Wise Women and Faithful Wives, circa 1841 - 1842

Stories of Wise Women and Faithful Wives - Handsome design from a series illustrating famous women in Japan who were known for their loyalty and wisdom. These celebrated beauties are shown in scenes from daily life, with an inset cartouche filled with text detailing their virtues. From peasants and princesses to courtesans and women warriors, these lovely portraits are beautifully detailed and colored. A terrific Kuniyoshi series that is not often seen.

Fujinoe, the Wife of Izumi no Saburo Tadahira - Handsome portrait of the woman warrior Fujinoe, the wife of the samurai Izumi no Saburo Tadahira. She holds a naginata against her shoulder as she watches a maid pouring out hot drinks from a steaming container, her sleeves tied back with a red sash and a band fastened around her head. A bow and arrows rest on the ground nearby, the cups set atop her wooden shield as a makeshift tray. Nicely detailed.

Artist - Kuniyoshi (1797 - 1861)
Image Size - 14" x 9 3/8"
Condition - This print with excellent detail as shown. A few small holes, repaired. A couple light creases and marks. Please see photos for details.


Fujinoe, the Wife of Izumi no Saburo Tadahira by Kuniyoshi (1797 - 1861)

Fujinoe, the Wife of Izumi no Saburo Tadahira by Kuniyoshi (1797 - 1861)

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