Courtesan Tsukioka of the Hyogo - Lovely okubi-e or large head portrait of the courtesan Tsukioka of the Hyogo, smiling as she unwraps a red lacquer sake cup. Her hair is arranged in a large bun adorned with a floral hairpins and a pink ribbon, a white sash tying it back while she works. A rarely seen Edo era beauty design, beautifully printed with fine line work in the hair.
Artist - Eisui (active circa 1790 - 1823)
Image Size - 14 5/8" x 10" + margins as shown
Condition - This print with excellent detail as shown. Light toning, creasing at edges. Please note, the light orange pigment use on the collar has oxidized to a dark tone. Please see photos for details.
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