Komurasaki of the Miuraya

by Tominobu (active circa 1804 - 1844)

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Komurasaki of the Miuraya by Tominobu (active circa 1804 - 1844)

Original Tominobu (active circa 1804 - 1844) Japanese Woodblock Print
Komurasaki of the Miuraya

Comments - Handsome portrait of the courtesan Komurasaki of the Miuraya out for a stroll. She wears a blue kimono patterned with irises over a red under robe, tied with a a peach obi decorated with stylized waves. She wears tall geta clogs with three "teeth" rather than the usual two, identifying her as an oiran or high ranking courtesan. A border of clouds separates the figure from white cherry blossoms against at blue sky. An attractive Edo era beauty design by a rarely seen artist.

Artist - Tominobu (active circa 1804 - 1844)

Image Size - 14 3/8" x 9 5/8"

Condition - Good detail. Horizontal fold, diagonal fold at corner. A few repairs and creases.

Komurasaki of the Miuraya by Tominobu (active circa 1804 - 1844)
Komurasaki of the Miuraya by Tominobu (active circa 1804 - 1844)

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