Original woodblock print - Torii Kiyonaga (1752-1815) - A Woman Emerging from the Bath and a Black Dog - From the series "Irokurabe enpu sugata" 色競艶婦姿 - Japan - 1781 (Tenmei 1)

Description
Original woodblock print - Torii Kiyonaga (1752-1815) - A Woman Emerging from the Bath and a Black Dog - From the series "Irokurabe enpu sugata" 色競艶婦姿 - Japan - 1781 (Tenmei 1)
Very good condition, see description

Original woodblock print - Torii Kiyonaga 鳥居清長 (1752-1815) - A Woman Emerging from the Bath and a Black Dog - From the series "Irokurabe enpu sugata" 色競艶婦姿 (A Sensual Contest of Voluptuous Women) - Japan - 1781 (Tenmei 1)

EXCEPTIONAL AND VERY RARE. Nishiki-e
Magnificent original wood engraving
by Torii Kiyonaga (鳥居清長) (1752- 28 June 1815),
Data from 1781, Tenmei Period

Signed Kiyonaga ga 清長画

Private collection: JPK. N° 9155/23/107 TK
See Museum of Fine Arts, Boston: https://collections.mfa.org/objects/233283

International galleries. Jacob

Very decent condition. Some signs of aging, slight soiling, slight creases, white paper on the upper ends. (See photos) very decent condition. Very beautiful composition.

Registered shipping or Colissimo, with acknowledgement of receipt, tracked. Careful shipping and insurance included.

Torii Kiyonaga (鳥居清長) (1752-28 June 1815), often known by the single name Kiyonaga, is a Japanese woodblock print artist of the Torii school.
He is one of the great masters of the ukiyo-e and a ground-breaker in many areas. On a technical note, he quickly left behind the small format chūban in favour of the ōban format. He also has frequent recourse to compositions in the form of diptychs, or even triptychs, which opened up composition possibilities considerably. On a stylistic note, the type of women he paints - healthy and robust, far from the slenderness of Harunobu's subjects - and the harmony of his compositions has led to his work being considered the culmination of ukiyo-e.

Lot details
Object
Original woodblock print
Technique
Nishikie polychrome woodblock printing
Material
Paper
Period
1781 (Tenmei 1)
Region/ Country of origin
Japan
Artist/ Maker
Torii Kiyonaga (1752-1815)
Attribution
Original
Theme/ depiction
from the series Comparison of the Charms of Alluring Women (Irokurabe enpu sugata)
Decor/ ware
Signed Kiyonaga ga 清 長 画
Title of artwork
A Woman Emerging from the Bath and a Black Dog - From the series "Irokurabe enpu sugata" 色競艶婦姿
Condition
Very good condition, see description
Dimensions
25×18×0 cm
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