Courtesans of the Yoshiwara Pleasure Quarter, circa 1776

by Shunsho (1726 - 1792)

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Courtesans of the Yoshiwara Pleasure Quarter, circa 1776 by Shunsho (1726 - 1792)

Original Shunsho (1726 - 1792) Japanese Woodblock Print
Courtesans of the Yoshiwara Pleasure Quarter, circa 1776

Series; Seiro Kokon Hokku Awase
A Fuji Arts Special Offer Auction

Early Edo Woodblocks - Handsome design from a group of early Edo era woodblocks by 18th and 19th century master artists such as Hokusai, Eizan, Eisen, Toyokuni I, and others. This terrific selection of illustrations includes beauties, kabuki portraits, and scenes from everyday life, depicting traditional tales and novels, as well as the new "floating world," in wonderful detail. This is a terrific offering of classic, early designs, and a wonderful opportunity to add a work by a renowned ukiyo-e artist to any collection.

Special detail - Lightly embossed pattern on the kimono collars.

Artist - Shunsho (1726 - 1792)

Image Size - 9 7/8" x 4 1/4"

Condition - This print with good detail as shown. Image trimmed. A few wormholes, repaired. Wrinkling throughout, slight rubbing. Please see photos for details.

Courtesans of the Yoshiwara Pleasure Quarter, circa 1776 by Shunsho (1726 - 1792)
Courtesans of the Yoshiwara Pleasure Quarter, circa 1776 by Shunsho (1726 - 1792)

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