Woodblock print (reprint) - After Utagawa Kunisada (1786-1865) - An 'ukiyoe kankokai' reprint - 'Bijin hakkei' 美人八景 (Eight Views of Beauties) - 1930

Description
Woodblock print (reprint) - After Utagawa Kunisada (1786-1865) - An 'ukiyoe kankokai' reprint - 'Bijin hakkei' 美人八景 (Eight Views of Beauties) - 1930
Good condition, see description

Woodblock print (reprint) - After Utagawa Kunisada (1786-1865) - An 'ukiyoe kankokai' reprint - 'Bijin hakkei' 美人八景 (Eight Views of Beauties) - 1930

A Japanese woodblock reprint, ink and colours on paper ('nishiki-e'), after Kunisada (1786-1865), ca 18 x 12.7 cm. ('tate-e').

Depicting a woman tying a scarf around her head, sitting next to a tub with laundry and a pot with a flowering plant.

From a series of eight woodblock prints depicting beautiful women by artist from the Edo period, which where recarved in a smaller size and reprinted under the title 'Ukiyo-e Bijin' (beauties), published by Ukiyoe Kankokai, Tokyo, printed in Showa 5 (1930) by Matsumura Genkichi, signed 'Gototei Kunisada ga', censorship seal: 'kiwame', leathery paper.

Lot details
Object
Woodblock print (reprint)
Material
Paper
Period
1930
Region/ Country of origin
Japan
Artist/ Maker
After Utagawa Kunisada (1786-1865)
Theme/ depiction
Woman
Title of artwork
An 'ukiyoe kankokai' reprint - 'Bijin hakkei' 美人八景 (Eight Views of Beauties)
Condition
Good condition, see description
Dimensions
0.1×12.7×18 cm
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