SHIGENOBU   (1787 ?- 1833). A Court Lady. (Sold)

SHIGENOBU (1787 ?- 1833). A Court Lady. (Sold)

Artist: Yanagawa Shigenobu (1787 ?- 1833)
Subject: A court lady from the Heian Period holding a large folding fan, is looking at a wooden tray with a booklet of tanzaku and a miniature statuette of an animal, probably a wild boar referring to the zodiacal sign of the year.
Signature: Yanagawa Shigenobu. Poem signed Ninjutei Suenaga.
Date: Probably 1827, a Boar Year.
Publisher: Privately printed.
Size: Surimono shikishiban, 21,6x18,9 cm
Medium: Woodblock color print with metallic pigments.
Conditions: Fine impression, very good colour and condition.
Item no: D 392
Status: Sold