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Kumoi, 1861 by Toyokuni III/Kunisada (1786 - 1864)

Original Toyokuni III/Kunisada (1786 - 1864) Japanese Woodblock Print
Kumoi, 1861

Series; Famous Geisha Compared to the Thirty-six Poets, 1860 - 1861

Famous Geisha Compared to the Thirty-six Poets - Lovely woodblock from a charming series by Toyokuni III depicting famous geisha and courtesans paired with verses by Japan's famous Thirty-six Poets. Each image features elegant beauties in a scene from daily life, with a poem enclosed in a title cartouche along with different decorative elements. Some images include embossing, a deluxe printing technique. Beautifully drawn with wonderful detail in the settings and kimono fabrics. The Boston Museum of Fine Arts has this series in its collection.

Special detail - Embossing on the white kimono collar and the letter.

Artist - Toyokuni III/Kunisada (1786 - 1864)

Image Size - 14 1/8" x 9 3/4"

Condition - This print with good detail as shown. Stitching holes at side, repaired. A few creases and small spots. Please see photos for details.

Kumoi, 1861 by Toyokuni III/Kunisada (1786 - 1864)
Kumoi, 1861 by Toyokuni III/Kunisada (1786 - 1864)

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