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Courtesans in the Yoshiwara by Kunisada III (1848 - 1920)

Item Number: 894757

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Auction Type: Standard Auction
Auction Category: Meiji Era, 1868 - 1912
Item Number: 894757
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Courtesans in the Yoshiwara by Kunisada III (1848 - 1920)

Original Kunisada III (1848 - 1920) Japanese Woodblock Print
Courtesans in the Yoshiwara

Comments - Lovely scene of elegantly dressed courtesans strolling through the Yoshiwara in springtime. They wear beautiful kimono with fantastic designs, including a snarling tiger in a bamboo grove and a rooster with multicolored feathers. Two of the women are accompanied by young attendants wearing matching robes and servants holding umbrellas. The crowd around them includes men and women in the latest European fashions, including bustled dresses and bowler hats. A canopy of pink cherry blossoms fill the background. An attractive design, nicely colored.

Artist - Kunisada III (1848 - 1920)
Image Size - 14 1/4" x 27 3/4" + margins as shown
Condition - This print with excellent color and detail as shown. Three separate panels. A few holes, repaired. Slight toning and soiling, a few creases. Please see photos for details.

Courtesans in the Yoshiwara by Kunisada III (1848 - 1920)

Courtesans in the Yoshiwara by Kunisada III (1848 - 1920)

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