Comments - Beautiful image of three courtesans on an evening stroll through the Yoshiwara, dressed in their finest clothing. The courtesan at left wears a fantastic dragon kimono and a red obi with a fierce tiger. The woman in the center is Shigeoka from the Okamotoya on Kyo Street, wearing a kimono patterned with peonies and a red lion obi. The beauty at right is Hanamurasaki from the Tamaya on Edo Street, whose black kimono features masks including a horned demon and a white dog or fox. A bamboo fence behind them enclosed flowering shrubs with cherry blossoms framing the night sky above. A beautiful design, detailed with burnishing on the black areas of the kimono and the clogs.
Artist - Edo era artist (unsigned)
Image Size - 14 3/4" x 29 3/8" + margins as shown
Condition - This print with good color and detail as shown. Two separate panels. Small repair, a few creases, fiber in paper on face. Please see photos for details.
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