Kunisada II -- "Two Couples, Blue Umbrella"

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Artist Kunisada II (1823-1880)
Title "Two Couples, Blue Umbrella" (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 "bokashi" shading to screen; "burnishing" to black collars; crisp "key-lines," highly detailed carving of individual hair-lines.
Condition Excellent. Strong colors. (Crisp and clean--no flaws noted.)
Reference/Illus na
Comments Under two blossoming trees--two couples are seen engaged in love-making. (Exceptionally clean for "shunga.")
Item # BG-374
Price $185 (Sold/EOC)