The Sixth Month, 1852

by Toyokuni III/Kunisada (1786 - 1864)

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The Sixth Month, 1852 by Toyokuni III/Kunisada (1786 - 1864)

Original Toyokuni III/Kunisada (1786 - 1864) Japanese Woodblock Print
The Sixth Month, 1852

Series; The Twelve Months
A Fuji Arts Special Offer Auction

Prints from the Age of the Samurai - With this group of Edo era prints opening at incentivized low bids, take a moment to be transported back to the age when samurai ruled Japan. During the Tokugawa Shogunate, Japan enjoyed a period of relative peace and prosperity for more than 250 years. Woodblock prints captured scenes from daily life, warriors and battles, the beauties of the Yoshiwara pleasure district, kabuki, and travelers along the Tokaido and Kisokaido roads. Watch for Age of the Samurai prints each week at Fuji Arts.

The Sixth Month, 1852 - Attractive portrait of a beauty standing beside a low bamboo table while hold a fan, pine branches, and a maple branch in a vase with miniature kimono hanging from it. She smiles happily as she looks down, a tiny fan in her hand. Her gray kimono features circular floral motifs, including peonies, chrysanthemums, and maples leaves, worn over a red under robe. A comb, hairpins, ribbons, and clusters of blue flowers adorn her hair. The title cartouche takes the form of painted shells used in a matching game called kai-awase. A lovely design.

Artist - Toyokuni III/Kunisada (1786 - 1864)

Image Size - 14" x 9 3/4" + top margin

Condition - Good detail. Small repair, a couple light creases at edge.

The Sixth Month, 1852 by Toyokuni III/Kunisada (1786 - 1864)
The Sixth Month, 1852 by Toyokuni III/Kunisada (1786 - 1864)

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