The Courtesan Takao - Charming portrait of the famous beauty and courtesan Takao, with a full moon glowing at upper left. Her outer kimono features a colorful tie-dyed leaf and calligraphy pattern popular during the Genroku period (1688-1704), when the courtesan quarters of Japan held a great sway over the public's imagination. Beautifully detailed with delicate allover embossing on the background. An attractive design.
Artist - Yoshitoshi (1839 - 1892)
Image Size - 12 1/2" x 8 1/2"
Condition - This print with good detail as shown. Backed with paper. Slight rippling and soiling, rubbing, staining. Please see photos for details.
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