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In a Beauty's Private Quarters by Kunichika (1835 - 1900)

Item Number: 947415

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Auction Type: Standard Auction
Auction Category: Edo Era, 1603 - 1868
Item Number: 947415
 
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In a Beauty's Private Quarters by Kunichika (1835 - 1900)

Original Kunichika (1835 - 1900) Japanese Woodblock Print
In a Beauty's Private Quarters

Comments - Interesting kabuki triptych depicting a group in a beauty's private quarters. The courtesan at right smiles happily as she takes a slender pipe from her young attendant, an open book in her hand. A woman stands next to her holding a metal hairpin, and a fantastic dragon print kimono is draped over a stand behind them. The other women in the room converse animatedly, pointing and gesturing, while a man carrying a tobacco set frowns soberly from far left. Wonderful detail in the interior setting, which includes a black lacquer trunk with metal fittings and shelves holding books and scrolls. Nice vibrant color, with burnishing on the trunk and black obi.

Artist - Kunichika (1835 - 1900)
Image Size - 14" x 28"
Condition - This print with excellent color and detail as shown. Three separate panels, backed with paper. Slight soiling, a few stains. Please see photos for details.


In a Beauty's Private Quarters by Kunichika (1835 - 1900)

In a Beauty's Private Quarters by Kunichika (1835 - 1900)

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