Utagawa School -- "Geisha in Orange/Silver Kimono"

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Artist Utagawa School
Title "Geisha in Orange/Silver Kimono" (given name)
Date ca1840
Series na
Publisher Privately printed.
Seal, Carver/Printer na
Image Size 9 3/8 x 12 1/2
Impression Excellent. Superbly executed "bokashi" shading to kimonos; extensive use of silver metallic pigments atop orange kimono; "gauffrage" to white collar; "burnishing" to hairs; crisp "key-lines," highly detailed carving.
Condition Very Good+++. Excellent colors. Soft vertical centerfold, light soiling.
Reference/Illus na
Comments A geisha seen stroking the unusually large member of a young samurai. A large, deluxe, technical masterpiece (see article on: "Deluxe Printing Techniques").
Item # CG-835
Price $975 (Reserved/JH)