Kunisada -- "Beauty and Servant"

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Artist Kunisada UTAGAWA
(Toyokuni III) (1786-1865)
Title "Beauty and Servant"
Date originally mid-1800's
(modern "re-strike"--printing likely c1980's)
Series na
Publisher Yuyudo
Seal, Carver/Printer na
Image Size 10 x 15
Impression Very Fine.
Nicely executed "bokashi" shading to clothing; light "gauffrage" to kimonos and inset title cartouche; highly detailed carving.
Condition Excellent. (No flaws noted.)
Reference/Illus na
Comments A charming design of a young servant ("kamuro") as she expectantly passes a note to a tall beauty dressed in a sheer robe.
Item # EG-907
Price $165