Kunisada -- "Bijin with Cute Kamuro" ("aizuri")

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Artist Kunisada (1786-1865)
Title "Bijin with Cute Kamuro"
("Yatsuhisa of Naka-Manjiya")
Date Originally ca1831
(a modern "re-strike"--printing likely c1980's)
Series na
Publisher Uchida Bijutsu Hangashi ("seal" left margin)
Seal, Carver/Printer Tokuno/Sonoyama
Image Size 10 1/8 x 15 3/8
("dai-oban"--large oban)
Impression Very Fine.
Skillfully executed "bokashi" shading; extensive "gauffrage" (embossing) to overhead cherry blossoms; highly detailed carving.
Condition Excellent. (No flaws noted.)
Reference/Illus na
Comments Beautiful "bijin-ga" image printed as an "aizuri" (shades of blue) print.
Compare to Kunisada's "original 1830's" print.
Item # Available NOW as EG-218;
(JS-2480 Sold/AA;
2479 Sold/JH;
DG-xxx Sold/JH;
DG-210 Sold; JS-2034 Sold; JS-1904 Sold; JS-1903 Sold; JS-1626 Sold; JS-1464 Sold)
Price $275