Courtesans of the Daimonji-ro, 1884

by Chikanobu (1838 - 1912)

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Courtesans of the Daimonji-ro, 1884 by Chikanobu (1838 - 1912)

Original Chikanobu (1838 - 1912) Japanese Woodblock Print
Courtesans of the Daimonji-ro, 1884

Series; Praise for Multicolored Blossoms

Courtesans of the Daimonji-ro, 1884 - Lovely scene of courtesans from the Inamotoro establishment preparing for the annual Boys' Day Festival. The kneeling beauty holds a miniature battle helmet, a matching suit of armor on a stand nearby. At right, small samurai dolls are set on a low platform and the standing woman holds a sword. Colorful banners called nobori are arranged at left, one featuring an image of Shoki, the demon queller, with a miniature carp banner fluttering at the side. A terrific depiction of the preparations for this popular celebration, with rich jewel-tone color and wonderful detail, including burnishing in the black lacquer stand.

Artist - Chikanobu (1838 - 1912)

Image Size - 13" x 8 1/2" + margins as shown

Condition - This print with excellent color and detail as shown. Slight toning. Please see photos for details. Nice overall.

Courtesans of the Daimonji-ro, 1884 by Chikanobu (1838 - 1912)
Courtesans of the Daimonji-ro, 1884 by Chikanobu (1838 - 1912)

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