Kunichika (attrib.) -- "The Purple Robe"

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Artist Kunichika (attrib.) (1835-1900)
Title "The Purple Robe" (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; crisp "key-lines," highly detailed carving of individual hair-lines.
Condition Very Good to Excellent. Strong colors. (Very light wear, minor marks and soils.)
Reference/Illus na
Comments A loving couple, wrapped in a discarded purple robe, in a love-making embrace. Unusually fine condition for "shunga."
Item # BG-98
Price $275 (Sold/GR)