Hiroshige -- "Fortune Teller's Paper"

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Artist Hiroshige (1797-1858)
Title "Fortune Teller's Paper"
(given name)
Date Original printing early 1850's;
(this edition ca1950/60's)
Provenance Via Japanese dealer contact.
Series na
Publisher na
Seal, Carver/Printer na
Image Size 9 x 12 5/8
Impression Very Fine. Skillfully executed "bokashi" pink shading to face; highly detailed carving.
Condition Excellent. Excellent colors. (Very slight toning--no flaws noted.)
Reference/Illus na
Comments A delightful "fan-print" design of a young courtesan eagerly using her hair-pin to open a fortune teller's note.
Item # EG-901
Price $185