Kunichika -- "Courtesan Kotsuna"

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Title "Courtesan Kotsuna"
Date 1881
Series "Thirty-six Enchanting Flowers"
("Enshoku Sanju-roku Kasen")
Publisher n/a
Seal, Carver/Printer n/a
Image Size 8 7/8 x 13 5/8
Impression Very Fine.
Skillfully executed "bokashi" shading throughout print; highly detailed carving, crisp lines.
Condition Very Good. Excellent colors.
Full original margins.
(Light wear; scattered light creasing; a few marks; small repair top margin.)
Reference/Illus Similar images of same series in "Kunichika--Time Present and Time Past, Images of a Forgotten Master."
Comments Wonderfully "atmospheric" nighttime bijin-ga image. Poem at top by Fujiwara Motonari.
Item # GG-031
Price $275 (Guaranteed original)