Nobleman and Beauty in a Royal Cart

by Shunko (1743 - 1812)

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Nobleman and Beauty in a Royal Cart by Shunko (1743 - 1812)

Original Shunko (1743 - 1812) Japanese Woodblock Print
Nobleman and Beauty in a Royal Cart

Comments - Attractive scene of a Heian era nobleman and a beauty on an outing to view the blossoming cherry trees. The beauty sits in a royal cart with black lacquer wheels, the shafts resting on a black lacquer bench. Flowering cherry trees dot the shore around a lake or pond, with peach colored clouds drifting across the scene. A charming design, nicely detailed.

Artist - Shunko (1743 - 1812)

Image Size - 9 1/4" x 14 7/8" + top margin as shown

Condition - This print with good color and detail as shown. A few holes, repaired. Slight toning, soiling, and rubbing, a few creases and spots. Please see photos for details.

Nobleman and Beauty in a Royal Cart by Shunko (1743 - 1812)
Nobleman and Beauty in a Royal Cart by Shunko (1743 - 1812)

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