Nanahito of the Sugata-Ebiya, compared with the Sea at Naruto

Method Woodblock (nishiki-e)
Artist Utagawa Kuniyasu (1794-1832)
Published 1820s (late Bunsei era)
Dimensions Vertical ôban [~15.6 x 10.7 inches]
Notes Series: Keisei mitate hakkei:Courtesans Compared to Eight Views
Publisher: Tsutaya Kichizô (Kôeidô)
Signature: Ippôsai Kuniyasu ga

An early nineteenth depiction of a courtesan wearing an elaborate kimono, kneeling next to a calligraphy table.

Utagawa Kuniyasu (1794-1832) was born in Edo and began as a pupil of Toyokuni I and was a member of the Utagawa school. Favourite subjects of his were surimono, bijin (beautiful women) and landscape prints.

Condition: Worm holes, mainly to bottom of sheet, covered by mount.
Framing mounted
Price £500.00
Stock ID 49476