Kunisada (attrib.) -- "The High-ranking Courtesan"

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Artist Kunisada (attrib.) (1786-1865)
Title "The High-ranking Courtesan" (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, red undergarment, man's jacket, and white background screen; "burnishing" to black obi laid on floor; crisp "key-lines," very highly detailed carving.
Condition Excellent. Excellent colors. (Very slight wear, few backing remnants.)
Reference/Illus na
Comments A high-ranking courtesan clutches a roll of tissues as her partner engages her in lovemaking. A wonderful "shunga" print in exceptional condition.
Item # BG-107
Price $175 (Reserved)