Shigemasa -- "Two Couples"

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Artist Shigemasa (1739-1819)
Title "Two Couples" (given name)
Date early 1800's
Series na
Publisher Privately printed.
Seal, Carver/Printer na
Image Size 3 1/2 x 10 1/2 (Two 3 1/2 x 5 1/4 diptych sheets joined.)
Impression Fine. Simplier coloring typical of earlier prints; crisp "key-lines," nicely detailed carving.
Condition Good to Very Good. Strong colors. Full, original margins 3 sides (bottom trimmed to image). (Light soiling, light to moderate wear.)
Reference/Illus na
Comments A long/narrow format shunga scene--prints by Shigemasa are relatively rare.
Item # BG-376
Price $175 (Sold)