Courtesans of the Kimpei-ro, 1869

by Yoshitora (active circa 1840 - 1880)

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Courtesans of the Kimpei-ro, 1869 by Yoshitora (active circa 1840 - 1880)

Original Yoshitora (active circa 1840 - 1880) Japanese Woodblock Print
Courtesans of the Kimpei-ro, 1869

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Courtesans of the Kimpei-ro, 1869 - Lovely scene showing elegant courtesans enjoying the view from the verandah of the modern, Western-style Kimpei-ro establishment in the Shin-Yoshiwara. The beauties are dressed in sumptuous formal kimono and are accompanied by young kamuro or child apprentices in matching attire. Lanterns adorned with colorful tassels hang overhead, and guests can be seen inside through the tall glass windows. Wonderful detail in the architectural setting and fine kimono fabrics. A charming image.

Artist - Yoshitora (active circa 1840 - 1880)

Image Size - 14" x 28 3/8" + margins as shown

Condition - This print with excellent color and detail as shown. Three attached panels. Paper remnants on reverse at top edge from previous mounting. A few holes, repaired. Creasing, slight toning and soiling. Please note, due to the size, this print may be shipped rolled. Please see photos for details.

Courtesans of the Kimpei-ro, 1869 by Yoshitora (active circa 1840 - 1880)
Courtesans of the Kimpei-ro, 1869 by Yoshitora (active circa 1840 - 1880)

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