Kocho of Kadoebi-ro and Yoshi of Nakanocho, 1884

by Chikanobu (1838 - 1912)

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Kocho of Kadoebi-ro and Yoshi of Nakanocho, 1884 by Chikanobu (1838 - 1912)

Original Chikanobu (1838 - 1912) Japanese Woodblock Print
Kocho of Kadoebi-ro and Yoshi of Nakanocho, 1884

Series; Praise for Multicolored Blossoms

Praise for Multi-colored Blossoms - Chikanobu's lovely series "Praise for Multi-colored Blossoms" presents portraits of famous geisha and courtesans from various teahouses. The "multi-colored blossoms" of the title refers to the women, who are shown relaxing in their spare time, enjoying gardens, arriving or leaving, or taking part in seasonal and daily activities. The settings and elegant fabrics are beautifully detailed and vibrantly colored. A band across the top features a scene with a fan-shaped inset at right identifying the subject.

Special detail - Burnishing on the black lacquer trays at lower and center right, and the black lacquer trim of the wall panels.

Artist - Chikanobu (1838 - 1912)

Image Size - 12 7/8" x 8 1/2" + margins as shown

Condition - Excellent color and nice detail.

Kocho of Kadoebi-ro and Yoshi of Nakanocho, 1884 by Chikanobu (1838 - 1912)
Kocho of Kadoebi-ro and Yoshi of Nakanocho, 1884 by Chikanobu (1838 - 1912)

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