Kuniyoshi -- "The Silk Worker" ("kakemono")

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Artist Kuniyoshi (UTAGAWA) (1797-1861)
Title "The Silk Worker and Faggot Carrier" (given name)
Series na
Date 1840's
Publisher Nagaya
Carver na
Image Size 10 x 28 1/2 overall, "kakemono-e" format (2 sheets un-joined, ea 10 x 14 3/4)
Impression Very good. Very crisp, highly detailed carving of individual hair-lines.
Condition Fair. Good colors. Toned and soiled, extensive wormage mainly repaired, burn mark at edge, and flaws. Unbacked.
Reference/Illus na
Comments An elegantly attired bijin washes a brocade silk cloth while looking over her sholder at a youg faggot carrier.
Item # CG-788
Price $400