Original woodblock print - Utagawa Kunisada (1786-1865) - Courtesan with Sake in the Parlor of the Kakutoku House in the Shimabara District of Kyoto - Japan - 1821 (Bunsei 4)

Description
Original woodblock print - Utagawa Kunisada (1786-1865) - Courtesan with Sake in the Parlor of the Kakutoku House in the Shimabara District of Kyoto - Japan - 1821 (Bunsei 4)
Fair condition, see description

Original woodblock print - Utagawa Kunisada (1786-1865) - "Kyôto Shimabara Kakutoku zashiki tayû sakazuki no zu" 京都島原 角徳座敷 太夫酒盃の図 (Courtesan with Sake in the Parlor of the Kakutoku House in the Shimabara District of Kyoto) - Japan - 1821 (Bunsei 4)

Part of a triptych. See Museum of Fine Arts, Boston: https://collections.mfa.org/objects/494616

Parading courtesan, print made by Gototei Kunisada,
with heavily decorated kimono with a dragon in the clouds on top.

1821

Censorship: Kiwame

Publisher: Nishimura-ya Yohachi.

Size 375x250.

Acceptable condition. The face is a bit smudged. Please view the photo.

Beautiful colours and clean lines. The print is slightly discoloured.

Good and sturdy packaging, registered and insured shipping.

Lot details
Object
Original woodblock print
Technique
Nishikie (brocade) polychrome woodblock printing
Material
Mulberry paper
Period
1821 (Bunsei 4)
Region/ Country of origin
Japan
Artist/ Maker
Utagawa Kunisada (1786-1865)
Attribution
Original
Theme/ depiction
courtesan
Decor/ ware
nishiki-e
Title of artwork
Courtesan with Sake in the Parlor of the Kakutoku House in the Shimabara District of Kyoto
Condition
Fair condition, see description
Dimensions
375×250×0 mm
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