Courtesan Writing a Letter, 1857

by Toyokuni III/Kunisada (1786 - 1864)

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Courtesan Writing a Letter, 1857 by Toyokuni III/Kunisada (1786 - 1864)

Original Toyokuni III/Kunisada (1786 - 1864) Japanese Woodblock Print
Courtesan Writing a Letter, 1857

Comments - Interesting kabuki portrait of a courtesan writing a letter, grinning as she looks up, a brush in one hand and a roll of paper in the other. A writing set in a lacquer box rests on the floor beside a lamp, and tie-dyed curtains run across the background. An expressive figure.

Artist - Toyokuni III/Kunisada (1786 - 1864)

Image Size - 14 1/4" x 9 7/8" + top margin as shown

Condition - Good detail. Diagonal fold. A couple creases at edges and small repairs.

Courtesan Writing a Letter, 1857 by Toyokuni III/Kunisada (1786 - 1864)
Courtesan Writing a Letter, 1857 by Toyokuni III/Kunisada (1786 - 1864)

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