Kiyonaga (1752 - 1815) Japanese Woodblock Reprint
Tachibana Geisha in the Wind
Series; A Comparison of Fashionable Beauties of the Pleasure Quarters
Publisher - Adachi from a rare series of Edo masterwork designs. Adachi publisher seal in margin or on reverse.
Adachi was one of the most respected publishers of the 20th century. Their woodblocks were printed to the highest standards with excellent color and fine detail. Founded in 1925, Adachi also chose interesting and varied subjects for their prints and was the only publisher of many famous old ukiyo-e images.
Tachibana Geisha in the Wind - Charming Edo era scene of two fashionable geisha hurrying along the street in the wind, a maid behind them carrying an umbrella. The beauties clutch at the hems of their kimono, the strong breeze swirling the fabric about their legs. A classic beauty image with a lovely color palette.
Artist - Kiyonaga (1752 - 1815)
Image Size - 15 1/2" x 10 5/8"
Condition - With excellent color and detail. Some paper remnants on reverse. Please see photos for details.