Kotsuru of Hirokoji, 1870

by Kunichika (1835 - 1900)

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Kotsuru of Hirokoji, 1870 by Kunichika (1835 - 1900)

Original Kunichika (1835 - 1900) Japanese Woodblock Print
Kotsuru of Hirokoji, 1870

Series; Thirty-six Restaurants of Tokyo, circa 1870

Thirty-six Restaurants of Tokyo - Attractive design from Kunichika's seldom-seen series pairing beauties with Tokyo restaurants. Each image features a half-length portrait of a beauty engaged in everyday activities, with a rectangular inset with a view of the restaurant or the food specialties served there. The background is divided diagonally with a traditional red tie-dyed textile pattern across the top and an images of flowers, trees, or grasses below drawn with bold calligraphic linework in gray silhouette against a lighter blue gray background. A charming, colorful series, nicely detailed.

Artist - Kunichika (1835 - 1900)

Image Size - 13 3/4" x 9 1/4" + margins as shown

Condition - Good detail. A few repairs and creases.

Kotsuru of Hirokoji, 1870 by Kunichika (1835 - 1900)
Kotsuru of Hirokoji, 1870 by Kunichika (1835 - 1900)

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