Utagawa School -- "Pair A -- Shunga and 'Hanshita'"

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Artist Utagawa School
Title Utagawa School -- "Pair A -- Shunga and 'Hanshita'"
Date Meiji Period (ca1870/80's)
Series na
Publisher Privately printed.
Seal, Carver/Printer na
Image Size Each print 3 1/4 x 4 5/8 ("koban yoko-e").
Impression Fine. Nice "bokashi" shading; "burnishing" to black areas. Nicely detailed carving of hair-lines; crisp line-work.
Condition Very Good. Fresh colors. (Light soiling; some creasing; light wear.) Unbacked. Trimmed at keyblock's "cut-mark."
Reference/Illus na
Comments A delightful Meiji-period "shunga" print along with it's matching black "key-block" ("hanshita") print. Quite clean for "shunga."
A rarely seen pair.
Item # BG-701
Price $160 (Sold/KC)