TOYOSHIGE  (1777-1835). The courtesan Masuharu. (Sold)

TOYOSHIGE (1777-1835). The courtesan Masuharu. (Sold)

Artist: Utagawa Toyokuni II (Toyoshige) (1777-1835)
Subject: The Courtesan Masuharu. The title lists the kamuro Mumeno and Takeno from the Matsuba house. In the inset a view of Matsuchiyama in Edo.
Series: Bijin awase. Edo jikkei (Contest of Beauties. Ten Views of Edo).
Signature: Toyokuni ga
Date: ca. 1825-30
Publisher: Yamamatoya Heikichi
Size: Oban tate-e, 39,2x26,3 cm
Medium: Woodblock printing.
Literature: The series is listed in Andreas Marks, Publishers of Japanese Woodblock Prints: A Compendium. Amsterdam 2010, p. 355.
Conditions: Large untrimmed print, fine impression, color and conditions.
Item no: B 311
Status: Sold