Toyoshige (attrib.) -- "Decorative Screen -- J"

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Artist Toyoshige (Toyokuni II) (attrib.) -- (1777-1835)
Title "Decorative Screen -- I"
Date ca1820's.
Series na
Publisher Privately printed.
Seal, Carver/Printer na
Image Size 3 5/8 x 4 7/8 ("koban yoko-e")
Impression Very Fine. Surimono-quality with metallic bronze pigments; extensive "gauffrage" courtesan's and man's kimono's pattern; crisp "key-lines," very highly detailed carving of individual hair-lines.
Condition Very Good++.
Excellent colors. Exceptionally clean. (Couple tiny thin spots; other minor wear, few backing remnants.)
Reference/Illus na
Comments A couple is seen engaged in lovemaking. From an album of 12 shunga prints--each scene set before a decorative screen. A wonderful surimono-quality "shunga" print in quite good overall condition.
Item # DG-83
Price $175