KUNISADA (1786–1865). Koshikibu-no-naishi
Artist: Utagawa Kunisada (1786-1865)
Subject: A seated woman in front of a mirror by candlelight. The black lacquer mirror case is decorated with the Toshidama seal, the emblem of the Utagawa school. The print is associated to the poetess Koshikibu-no-naishi.
Series: Hyakunin isshu eshō (A Pictorial Commentary on One Hundred Poems by One Hundred Poets). Print no. 60.
Signature: ōju Toyokuni ga and Toshidama seal.
Date: 1845. Censor seal Yoshimura.
Publisher: Sanoya Kihei (Kikakudō)
Size: Oban tate-e, 36,5x24,2 cm
Medium: Woodblock color print.
Literature: Another impression is illustrated in The POLA Institute (editor) Fashion and Make-up of Edo Beauties Seen in Ukiyo-e Prints, Tokyo 2018, p. 15.
Conditions: Fine impression, color and conditions.
Item no: B 319
Price: Euro 550