Kunichika (attrib.) -- "Upright Embrace"

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Artist Kunichika (attrib.) (1835-1900)
Title "Upright Embrace" (given name)
Date ca1880's
Series na
Publisher Privately printed.
Seal, Carver/Printer na
Image Size 7 x 10 diptych (two 7 x 5 sheets joined)
Impression Very Fine. Nicely executed "bokashi" shading to faces; lightly dusted with "mica"; crisp "key-lines," highly detailed carving.
Condition Very Good to Excellent. Strong colors. (Very light wear, minor marks and soils.)
Reference/Illus na
Comments A loving couple, upright in a love-making embrace. Unusually fine condition for "shunga." See article titled: "Seeing Double .....This time, "Shunga"
Item # BG-97
Price $275 (Sold)