TOYOHIRO  (1773-1828). A bijin reading. (Sold)

TOYOHIRO (1773-1828). A bijin reading. (Sold)

Artist: Utagawa Toyohiro (1773–1828)
Subject: A seated bijin reading an anthology of classic poetry.
Signature: Toyohiro ga
Date: 1800 ca.
Publisher: Takasu Sōshichi
Size: Hashira-e, printed on one sheet, 68,6x12,2 cm
Medium: Woodblock color print.
Literature: A rare print not listed by Jacob Pins in his book on hashira-e.
Remarks: One hashira-e of different subject but published by the same publisher and with a similar combination of colors is in the collection of the Museum of Fine Arts Boston n. 49,566.
Conditions: Fine impression, color slightly faded, some folds as usual in hashira-e otherwise in very good conditions.
Item no: B 204
Status: Sold