Kunisada (attrib.) -- "The Book"

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Artist Kunisada (attrib.) (1786-1865)
Title "The Book" (given name)
Date ca1830's/40's
Series na
Publisher Privately printed.
Seal, Carver/Printer na
Image Size 3 1/2 x 5 ("koban yoko-e")
Impression Very Fine. Nice "bokashi" shading to upper background; "gauffrage" to white collar; "burnishing" to right black area; crisp "key-lines," very highly detailed carving.
Condition Excellent. Excellent colors. (Very slight wear, few backing remnants.)
Reference/Illus na
Comments A couple is seen cuddling while viewing likely a "shunga" book. A wonderful "shunga" print in exceptional condition.
Item # BG-103
Price $195 (Sold)