Smoky: the appearance of a housewife of the Kyowa era, No. 6

by Yoshitoshi (1839 - 1892)

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Smoky: the appearance of a housewife of the Kyowa era, No. 6 by Yoshitoshi (1839 - 1892)

Original Yoshitoshi (1839 - 1892) Japanese Woodblock Print
Smoky: the appearance of a housewife of the Kyowa era, No. 6

Series; Thirty-Two Aspects of Women
First Edition printing with 3 color cartouche
A Fuji Arts special offer auction

Smoky: the appearance of a housewife of the Kyowa era, No. 6 - A graceful beauty and typical housewife depicted in a light summer robe with her hair pinned high. She is elegant, even in the fanning of the smoke from the fire to keep insects away, her eyes narrowed against the smoke. She wears lightweight summer robes and uses informal fan patterned with symbols from the Tale of Genji. A beautiful, graceful design and a favorite from the series for many collectors. This is a first edition printing with three color cartouche at upper right.

Artist - Yoshitoshi (1839 - 1892)

Image Size - 13 3/4" x 9"

Condition - Nice detail. Backed with paper. Horizontal centerfold, light diagonal fold. Light horizontal line where backing papers meet, crease.

Smoky: the appearance of a housewife of the Kyowa era, No. 6 by Yoshitoshi (1839 - 1892)
Smoky: the appearance of a housewife of the Kyowa era, No. 6 by Yoshitoshi (1839 - 1892)

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