Kunisada (attrib.) -- "The Red and Gold Blanket"

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Artist Kunisada (attrib.) (1786-1865)
Title "The Red and Gold Blanket" (given name)
Date ca1830's/40's
Series na
Publisher Privately printed.
Seal, Carver/Printer na
Image Size 3 5/8 x 4 7/8 ("koban yoko-e")
Impression Very Fine. Extensive use of gold metallic pigments as decorative pattern on red blanket; "gauffrage" to left red blanket, checkered-pattern of blue kimono, and legs; crisp "key-lines," very highly detailed carving.
Condition Excellent. Excellent colors. (Slight wear, few backing remnants.)
Reference/Illus na
Comments Under a heavy red blanket decorated with gold, this couple is seen engaged in love-making. A wonderful "shunga" print in exceptional condition.
Item # BG-110
Price $175 (Reserved)