Lamprery From Suwa In Shinano Province
by Utagawa Kuniyoshi

Available at Stanza del Borgo (IFPDA)

  • Date: 1852
  • Type: Prints
  • Medium: Woodblock
  • Edition size: .unknown
  • Sheet Size: 36,0 x 24,5 cm
  • Signed: Signed
  • Condition: Pristine
  • Price: Price on Application

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The series features half-length portraits of women of different classes and occupations, paired with inset pictures of well-known regional products The series listed as number 117 in Kuniyoshi by Basil William Robinson (Victoria and Albert Museum, London, 1961). The title of the cartouche design for the landscape is: Lamprery from Suwa in Shinano Province, (Shinshȗ Suwa yatsume unagi) The landscape is by Tori-yo (Utagawa Yoshitori), Kuniyoshi’s oldest daughter.. Very fine impression, colour and condition, with elaborate embossing in the white collar of the kimono.

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