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Iris: Women of the Enpo Era (1673–81) by Toshikata (1866 - 1908)

Item Number: 894257

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Auction Type: Standard Auction
Auction Category: Meiji Era, 1868 - 1912
Item Number: 894257
 
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Iris: Women of the Enpo Era (1673–81) by Toshikata (1866 - 1908)

Original Toshikata (1866 - 1908) Japanese Woodblock Print
Iris: Women of the Enpo Era (1673–81)
Series; Thirty-six Selected Beauties, 1891 - 1894 (Sanjuroku Kasen)

Thirty-six Selected Beauties - Reflecting back on the classic beauty prints of the previous era, Toshikata's lovely "Thirty-six Beauties" series illustrates the daily activities of women from various time periods and walks of life. A geisha practicing the shamisen, a beauty in her private quarters, an entertainer crossing the river on a ferry--these charming scenes wonderfully capture life in Japan throughout the ages. Beautifully printed, many of the images feature deluxe techniques such as delicate embossing or burnishing, along with soft bokashi shading. A delightful series, great for collecting or as a wonderful display in any room.

Thirty-six Selected Beauties - Reflecting back on the classic beauty prints of the previous era, Toshikata's lovely "Thirty-six Beauties" series illustrates the daily activities of women from various time periods and walks of life. A geisha practicing the shamisen, a beauty in her private quarters, an entertainer crossing the river on a ferry - these charming scenes wonderfully capture life in Japan across the ages. Beautifully printed, many of the images feature deluxe techniques such as delicate embossing or burnishing, along with soft bokashi shading. Collectors prize Toshikata's original prints from this delightful series. Great for collecting or as a wonderful display in any room.

Artist - Toshikata (1866 - 1908)
Image Size - 12 3/4" x 8 3/4" + margins as shown
Condition - This print with excellent color and detail. Backed with paper. Some light rubbing at edges. Please see photos for details. Nice overall.


Iris: Women of the Enpo Era (1673–81) by Toshikata (1866 - 1908)

Iris: Women of the Enpo Era (1673–81) by Toshikata (1866 - 1908)

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