SHINSAI  (1764 ?-1820). "Chidorigai". (Sold)

SHINSAI (1764 ?-1820). "Chidorigai". (Sold)

Artist: Ryuryukyo Shinsai (1764 ?-1820)
Subject: Two ladies looking at a bird in a small cage.
Series: Kasen awase (A series of shells).The print refers to the shell "Chidorigai".
Signature: Unsigned as other surimono in the series.
Date: 1809
Publisher: Privately published.
Size: Koban, 13,8x18,8 cm
Medium: Woodblock color print with use of metallic pigments.
Remarks: The series is composed of thirty-six surimono each associated to a shell. The set was commissioned by the group of poets Yomogawa chaired by Yomo no Utagaki Magao (1753-1829).
Conditions: Very good impression, colour and conditions.
Item no: D 201
Status: Sold