Courtesan with a Lion Kimono, circa 1828 - 1832

by Kuniyasu (1794 - 1832)

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Courtesan with a Lion Kimono, circa 1828 - 1832 by Kuniyasu (1794 - 1832)

Original Kuniyasu (1794 - 1832) Japanese Woodblock Print
Courtesan with a Lion Kimono, circa 1828 - 1832

Series; A Contest of the Top of the Shin Yoshiwara

Courtesan with a Lion Kimono, circa 1828 - 1832 - Lovely portrait of a courtesan in the Shin Yoshiwara, pausing beside a large lantern beneath a blossoming cherry tree. She wears a striking black outer kimono patterned with lions and bordered with a green floral print over a red under robe, tied with a red obi decorated with gourds and leaves. A classic early Edo beauty design from a rarely seen series by Kuniyasu.

Artist - Kuniyasu (1794 - 1832)

Image Size - 14 1/2" x 10"

Condition - This print with good detail as shown. Slight thinning along vertical fold at side, repaired. Toning, slight soiling and creasing, slight paper remnant at side. Please see photos for details.

Courtesan with a Lion Kimono, circa 1828 - 1832 by Kuniyasu (1794 - 1832)
Courtesan with a Lion Kimono, circa 1828 - 1832 by Kuniyasu (1794 - 1832)

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