Kunisada -- "Bijin with Poem Slip" (framed "kakemono")

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Artist Kunisada (1786-1865)
Title "Bijin with Poem Slip" (given name)
Series na
Date ca1840-50
Publisher na
Carver na
Image Size 8 1/2 x 26 1/2 overall, "kakemono-e" format (2 sheets joined, ea 8 1/2 x 13 1/4 -plus). Frame is 13 1/2 x 31 1/4 (nice).
Impression Very Good. Skillfully executed "bokashi" shading to green kimono; crisp, highly detailed carving of individual hair-lines.
Condition Very Good. Good colors. Some fading; light toning. (Not examined outside of frame--single small repaired hole bottom edge, small stain upper left.)
Reference/Illus na
Comments An elegant Edo bijin in flowered kimono holding a "poem slip" in her hand.
Item # CG-907
Price $850