by Kiyonaga (1752 - 1815)
Series; A Comparison of Fashionable Beauties of the Pleasure Quarters
Adachi Publisher - This beautiful reprint is from the famous Tokyo publisher Adachi, one of the most respected publishers of the 20th century. Adachi woodblocks were printed to the highest standards of quality with excellent color and fine detail. The Adachi woodblock printers were known to be the best in the business. Founded in 1925, Adachi also chose interesting and varied subjects for their prints and was the only publisher of many famous old ukiyo-e images. This print is sealed with the Adachi seal in ink.
Tachibana Geisha in the Wind - Charming Edo era scene of two fashionable geisha hurrying along the street in the wind, a maid behind them carrying an umbrella. The beauties clutch at the hems of their kimono, the strong breeze swirling the fabric about their legs. A classic beauty image with a lovely color palette.
Artist - Kiyonaga (1752 - 1815)
Image Size - Page size 15 1/2" x 10 1/2"
Condition - This print with excellent color and detail as shown. A couple tiny spots. Please see photos for details. Nice overall.