SHIGENOBU   (1787 ?- 1833). A standing bijin. (Sold)

SHIGENOBU (1787 ?- 1833). A standing bijin. (Sold)

Artist: Yanagawa Shigenobu (1787 ?- 1833)
Subject: A standing lady holding a battledore decorated with the hammer of Daikoku, turns her head to look at a white rat, the messenger of Daikoku. Behind her a two fold screen decorated with reeds in front of a large moon. Poem by Niijutei Suenaga.
Signature: Reisai Yanagawa Shigenobu hitsu and seal of the artist.
Date: 1828, Year of the Rat.
Publisher: Privately printed.
Size: Surimono shikishiban, 20x16,9 cm
Medium: Woodblock color print with metallic pigments.
Conditions: Fine impression, very good colour and condition.
Item no: D 173
Status: Sold