by Yoshitoshi (1839 - 1892)
Series; Thirty-Two Aspects of Women (Fuzoku sanjuniso)
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Tasty: the appearance of a prostitute during the Kaei era, No. 17 - A young prostitute is shown enjoying a dish of battered prawns on a verandah under a full moon. The title of this print, "tasty," is a pun referring to both the prawns and the girl herself. She wears a light cotton robe, her pale pink obi beautifully embossed to show the crepe texture of the fabric. Her lightweight garments and the full moon indicate a setting in autumn, and dining outdoors was a popular pastime. An excellent lithograph edition of this famous design.
Artist - Yoshitoshi (1839 - 1892)
Image Size - 14 1/4" x 9 1/2" + margins as shown
Condition - This print with excellent color and detail as shown. A couple light creases at edges. Please see photos for details.
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