Beauty Writing a Letter, 1869

by Kunichika (1835 - 1900)

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Beauty Writing a Letter, 1869 by Kunichika (1835 - 1900)

Original Kunichika (1835 - 1900) Japanese Woodblock Print
Beauty Writing a Letter, 1869

Series; Thirty-two Fashionable Physiognomies, 1869

Beauty Writing a Letter, 1869 - Lovely image of a beauty writing a letter, pausing to look up with a sweet smile as she holds a brush in one hand and a roll of paper in the other. She wears a blue kimono patterned with geometric motifs over a tie-dyed red under robe, each with a purple collar. Her obi reverses to black with a subtle burnished pattern. A charming portrait , beautifully detailed with a delicate embossed design on the paper and fine bokashi shading on the background. A rarely seen Kunichika beauty series.

Artist - Kunichika (1835 - 1900)

Image Size - 14 1/8" x 9 1/2" + margins as shown

Condition - This print with nice detail as shown. Creasing throughout. Please see photos for details.

Beauty Writing a Letter, 1869 by Kunichika (1835 - 1900)
Beauty Writing a Letter, 1869 by Kunichika (1835 - 1900)

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