Beauty with a Poem Slip on a Fan Illustrated Book, 1858

by Kunisada II (1823 - 1880)

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Beauty with a Poem Slip on a Fan Illustrated Book, 1858 by Kunisada II (1823 - 1880)

Kunisada II (1823 - 1880) Original Japanese Woodblock Print Book
Beauty with a Poem Slip on a Fan Illustrated Book, 1858

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Illustrated Books by Kunisada II - Terrific book featuring illustrations by Kunisada II. Each book has a full color cover and 9 black and white diptych illustrations surrounded by text, along with one or two single panel images. These books are installments in novels that were issued in multiple parts. Cover subjects include beauties, noblemen, priests, and commoners. The covers are beautifully detailed and printed, and the books have a traditional stab binding. A fun and unusual item.

Artist - Kunisada II (1823 - 1880)

Image Size - Cover 7" x 4 5/8"; black and white diptychs 6 3/8" x 8 1/4" + margins as shown

Condition - Cover with good color and detail as shown. Slight soiling, a few creases. Inside pages have soiling, creasing, and rubbing at edges. Several prints have a small stain at bottom edge. Please see photos for details.

Beauty with a Poem Slip on a Fan Illustrated Book, 1858 by Kunisada II (1823 - 1880)
Beauty with a Poem Slip on a Fan Illustrated Book, 1858 by Kunisada II (1823 - 1880)
Beauty with a Poem Slip on a Fan Illustrated Book, 1858 by Kunisada II (1823 - 1880)
Beauty with a Poem Slip on a Fan Illustrated Book, 1858 by Kunisada II (1823 - 1880)

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