Series; Renowned Beauties Likened to the Six Immortal Poets
A Fuji Arts special offer auction
Publisher - Adachi from a rare series of Edo masterwork designs. Adachi publisher seal in margin or on reverse.
Adachi was one of the most respected publishers of the 20th century. Their woodblocks were printed to the highest standards with excellent color and fine detail. Founded in 1925, Adachi also chose interesting and varied subjects for their prints and was the only publisher of many famous old ukiyo-e images.
Tomimoto Toyohina - Lovely portrait of the beauty Tomimoto Toyohina holding a folding fan. She tugs at the collar of her white under robe as she looks ahead, a white cloth pinned protectively around her elegant hairstyle. She wears a sheer, striped black outer kimono over a red robe with a cherry blossoms design, the rosy color faintly visible through the gauzy fabric. An attractive design with a fine embossed geometric pattern in the white collar.
Artist - Utamaro (1750 - 1806)
Image Size - 15" x 9 7/8" + margins as shown
Condition - This print with excellent condition overall, no issues to report.
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