Kunisada -- "Preparing for Bed"

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Artist Kunisada UTAGAWA
(Toyokuni III) (1786-1865)
Title "Preparing for Bed"
Date originally mid-1800's
(modern "re-strike"--printing likely c1980's)
Series "Famous Women from Famous Places"
Publisher Yuyudo
Seal, Carver/Printer na
Image Size 10 x 15 1/4
Impression Very Fine.
Nicely executed "bokashi" shading to bedding and clothing; light "gauffrage" to kimono and inset title cartouche; highly detailed carving.
Condition Excellent. (No flaws noted.)
Reference/Illus na
Comments A lovely design of a young courtesan holding a tall pillow as she prepares herself for bed.
Item # Available NOW as EG-906B;
(EG-906 Sold/HR)
Price $165