TSUKIMARO (?-1830) Two courtesans
Artist: Kitagawa Tsukimaro (Kikumaro) (?-1830)
Subject: Two courtesan with a kamuro holding a scroll.
Description: The print is the right sheet of a triptych depicting the courtesan Takigawa of the house Ōgiya painting a votive picture to be donated to the Kannon of Asakusa.
Signature: Tsukimaro hitsu
Date: First month 1800.
Publisher: Murataya Jirobei (Eiyūdō)
Size: Oban tate-e, 37,7x25,5 cm.
Medium: Woodblock color print.
Literature: An impression of the complete triptych is illustrated in Ukiyo-e Masterpieces in European Collections 10, Museo d'Arte Orientale, Genova, vol. I (1988), pl.168.
Remarks: Hayashi Tadamasa collector seal.
Conditions: Very good impression, colour slightly faded, very good conditions.
Item no: B 365
Price: Euro 1900