KUNISADA (1786–1865). A bijin reading
Artist: Utagawa Kunisada (1786-1865)
Subject: A seated bijin reading a letter. On the background a painted screen with the Ise rocks.
Series: Hyakunin bijo (One hundred beauties)
Signature: Unsigned as most prints in the series.
Date: ca. 1825
Size: Koban, surimono style, 18,3x11,6 cm
Medium: Woodblock color print with use of metallic pigments.
Literature: For a discussion of this series of surimono see Chris Uhlenbeck, Commercially produced surimono in The Poetic Image. Leiden 1987, p.17-19.
Conditions: Very good impression, colour and conditions.
Item no: D 340
Price: Euro 550