Kunisada II -- "Before the Snowy Window"

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Artist Kunisada II (1823-1880)
Title "Before the Snowy Window" (given name)
Date ca1840's/50's
Series na
Publisher Privately printed.
Seal, Carver/Printer na
Image Size 6 x 8 1/4 (two 6 x 4 1/8 diptych sheets joined)
Impression Very Fine. Nicely executed "burnishing" to black areas of screen (left); crisp "key-lines," highly detailed carving of individual hair-lines.
Condition Excellent. Strong colors. (Crisp and clean--no flaws noted.)
Reference/Illus na
Comments Before a snow-laden backdrop--a couple is seen locked in a love-making embrace. (Exceptionally clean for "shunga.")
Item # BG-373
Price $175 (Sold)