Woman Playing with Cat

Method Woodblock (nishiki-e)
Artist Utagawa Kunisada (Toyokuni III) (1786-1865)
Published Yamashiroya Jinbei, 1843-47 (Tenpô 14 - Kôka4)
Dimensions Vertical ôban diptyck (kakemono-e)
Notes Series: Atsurae ori jisei knonmi: Fabrics to Order in Current Taste
Signed: Ôju Kunisada aratame Nidai Toyokuni ga
Censor seal: Yoshumura

A rare and beautiful kakemono by Kunisada depicting a woman wearing a fashionable kimono playing with cat. This triptych has been laid to a scroll which is a traditional method of displaying this format of woodbock print.

Condition: Some toning to image and light overall creasing.
Framing unmounted
Price £975.00
Stock ID 49245