Motoyama: Fujikawa Kaju II - Attractive kabuki portrait of Fujikawa Kaju III as a beauty. She grins happily as she looks over her shoulder, her eyes wide with delight. She wears a plum-colored kimono patterned with cherry blossoms, her hair pulled back into a smooth bun adorned with clusters of blue flowers, a red lacquer comb, and ribbons. The landscape of Motoyama is depicted above, with a mountain dusted with mica and dotted with pines, and bare plum trees in the foreground. A charming image, beautifully detailed with embossing on the white kimono collar and trim, and the centers of the cherry blossoms.
Artist - Toyokuni III/Kunisada (1786 - 1864)
Image Size - 14 1/4" x 9 3/4" + top margin as shown
Condition - This print with excellent detail as shown. Slight paper remnants on reverse at top corners from previous mounting. Horizontal centerfold. Slight toning, a few creases at edges. Please see photos for details.
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