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Courtesan with Pet Mice by Kiyomitsu (1735 - 1785)

Item Number: 952455

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Item Category: Fine Woodblock Reprints
Item Number: 952455
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Courtesan with Pet Mice by Kiyomitsu (1735 - 1785)

Kiyomitsu (1735 - 1785) Japanese Woodblock Reprint
Courtesan with Pet Mice

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.

Comments - Lovely woodblock of two beauties dressed in sumptuous kimono. The courtesan in the foreground plays with two pet mice, their cage on the floor before her. The younger woman watches while holding a shamisen. A charming ukiyo-e image, with rich detail and wonderful color.

Artist - Kiyomitsu (1735 - 1785)
Image Size - 13 1/2" x 8 7/8" + margins as shown
Condition - Excellent overall with no issues to report.

Courtesan with Pet Mice by Kiyomitsu (1735 - 1785)

Courtesan with Pet Mice by Kiyomitsu (1735 - 1785)

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