Kunisada -- "Beauty Trimming a Lamp"

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Artist Kunisada UTAGAWA
(Toyokuni III) (1786-1865)
Title "Beauty Trimming a Lamp"
Date originally mid-1800's
(modern "re-strike"--printing likely c1980's)
Series "Customs of the Passing Years"
Publisher unk
Seal, Carver/Printer na
Image Size 10 x 15 1/4
Impression Very Fine.
Nicely executed "bokashi" shading to kimono and background; light "gauffrage" to collar and lamp; highly detailed carving.
Condition Excellent. (No flaws noted.)
Reference/Illus na
Comments An attractive design of a young beauty extinguishing her bedside lamp before bedtime.
Item # EG-990
Price $165