Kunisada (attrib.) -- "Beneath the Stairs"

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Artist Kunisada (attrib.)
Title "Beneath the Stairs" (given name)
Date ca1830's/40's
Series na
Publisher Privately printed.
Seal, Carver/Printer na
Image Size 3 5/8 x 5 ("koban yoko-e")
Impression Very Fine. Extensive use of gold metallic pigments as flower patterns on blue and red kimonos; extensive "gauffrage" to legs/arms; crisp "key-lines," very highly detailed carving.
Condition Very Good. Excellent colors. (Small repair top center, light wear, few backing remnants.)
Reference/Illus na
Comments This young couple is seen at the base of a stairway engaged in love-making as a young "kamuro" (attendant) stands nearby. A wonderful "shunga" print in quite good condition.
Item # BG-106
Price $165 (Reserved)