Wakamurasaki of the Miuraya, 1855

by Toyokuni III/Kunisada (1786 - 1864)

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Wakamurasaki of the Miuraya, 1855 by Toyokuni III/Kunisada (1786 - 1864)

Original Toyokuni III/Kunisada (1786 - 1864) Japanese Woodblock Print
Wakamurasaki of the Miuraya, 1855

Comments - Lovely portrait of the courtesan Wakamurasaki of the Miuraya on an evening stroll in the Yoshiwara, smiling as she pauses to look back over her shoulder. Her kimono features a striking pattern of a fierce dragon, bordered with layers of brocade prints and worn over a red under robe. A flame flickers in a lantern above the garden fence behind her, and a blossoming cherry tree frames the night sky. A great Edo era beauty portrait.

Artist - Toyokuni III/Kunisada (1786 - 1864)

Image Size - 14 1/8" x 9 3/4" + left margin as shown

Condition - This print with nice detail as shown. Slight paper remnants on reverse from previous backing. Horizontal centerfold. A few small repairs, slight creasing. Please see photos for details.

Wakamurasaki of the Miuraya, 1855 by Toyokuni III/Kunisada (1786 - 1864)
Wakamurasaki of the Miuraya, 1855 by Toyokuni III/Kunisada (1786 - 1864)

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