by Toyokuni III/Kunisada (1786 - 1864)
Records of Famous Women of All Ages - Toyokuni III's series "Selected Records of Famous Women of All Ages" depicts notables beauties from through Japan's history, including noblewomen, poets, courtesans, and the wives and sweethearts of samurai and daimyo. Some are shown taking part in daily activities such as washing hair, playing music, or writing a poem slip, while one wipes the blade of a sword and another sends an attacker flying. The figures are nicely detailed and a few feature embossed detail. A page of text faces each illustration.
This Complete Book - Published in 1918 by Yoshikawa Kobunkan, this complete book features 30 reprints selected from Toyokuni III's series "Records of Famous Women of All Ages." The book features a traditional stab binding with paper covers. Dated Taisho 7 (1918). A great opportunity to collect a fine reprint set of beauties from this attractive series.
Artist - Toyokuni III/Kunisada (1786 - 1864)
Size - Image 7 5/8" x 5 1/4" + margins as shown; overall 9 1/2" x 6 1/2" x 3/8"
Condition - Prints with excellent color and detail as shown. Slight toning. Some prints have a few small spots. Please see photos for details. Generally in nice condition overall.
Examples from the Book
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