Courtesan with Phoenix Kimono Kakemono

by Kunisada III (1848 - 1920)

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Courtesan with Phoenix Kimono Kakemono by Kunisada III (1848 - 1920)

Original Kunisada III (1848 - 1920) Japanese Woodblock Print
Courtesan with Phoenix Kimono Kakemono

Comments - Dramatic kakemono or vertical diptych of a courtesan dressed in an elegant formal kimono, which features a striking phoenix with multicolored feathers on the sleeve. She walks along on high wooden geta clogs with three "teeth" instead of the usual two, identifying her as an oiran or high ranking courtesan. A classic beauty subject that would make an attractive display.

Artist - Kunisada III (1848 - 1920)

Image Size - 26 1/8" x 8 7/8"

Condition - This print with excellent color and detail as shown. Two attached panels. A few creases. Please note, due to the size, this print may be shipped rolled. Please see photos for details.

Courtesan with Phoenix Kimono Kakemono by Kunisada III (1848 - 1920)
Courtesan with Phoenix Kimono Kakemono by Kunisada III (1848 - 1920)

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