Kunisada (attrib.) -- "The Letter"

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Artist Kunisada (attrib.) (1786-1865)
Title "The Letter" (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. "Gauffrage" to white collar; extensive "burnishing" to black screen, habachi, thick futon, and writing box; crisp "key-lines," very highly detailed carving.
Condition Very Good to Excellent. Excellent colors. (Tiny pin-hole black hibachi, very slight wear, few backing remnants.)
Reference/Illus na
Comments Distracted by her poem/letter, this courtesan's partner seems to be ignored for the moment. A wonderful "shunga" print in exceptional condition.
Item # BG-104
Price $175 (Reserved)