by Kuniyoshi (1797 - 1861)
The Smile of a Flower (Hana no Egao), Complete Volume 1 - A single volume from the Smile of the Flower series originally done by Kuniyoshi in the Edo period. Edo prints from this series are extremely rare, and this Meiji period re-release is a great way to collect the series more affordably. The series was a classic depiction of couples in various stages of love making. The illustrations portray intimate moments between lovers with both urgency and humor. A great set, bid or buy now!
Artist - Kuniyoshi (1797 - 1861)
Size - Each print: 7 3/8" x 10 1/2" + margins as shown; overall size: 9 3/8" x 6 1/2" x 3/8"
Condition - These images with excellent color and detail as shown. A couple spots, light toning. Some offsetting. Please see photos for details. Very nice overall.
The Complete Book
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