KUNISADA  (1786-1865). A standing bijin

KUNISADA (1786-1865). A standing bijin

Artist: Utagawa Kunisada (1786-1865)
Subject: A standing bijin with her arms raised from the heat of a stone brazier behind her. In front of the woman there is a food box with a theatrical program inserted in a special hole.
Series: Tōsei bijin awase (A comparison of modern beauties).
Signature: Gototei Kunisada ga
Date: 1825-30.
Publisher: No seal. According the literature listed below the publisher for this series is Izumiya Ichibei (Kansendō)
Size: Oban tate-e, cm 38,5x26,7
Medium: Woodblock color print.
Literature: Another impression is illustrated in Robert Schaap. Kunisada imaging drama and beauty. Leiden 2016, p. 160, no. 69.
Conditions: Fine impression and colour, very good conditions.
Item no: B 342
Price: Euro 1200
Status: Available