Utagawa KUNIYOSHI (1797-1861)

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A beauty in sumptuous clothing from a fine set of seventy numbered prints with title: Sankai medetai zu, “Excellences of Mountain and Sea.” The set compares busts of beautiful women with various products and occupations from the provinces of Japan. The inset view here shows oyster collecting in Aki Province. The set published 1852 by Sano-ya Kihei.


Superb impression, very fine colour and condition. Signed Ichiyusai Kuniyoshi ga.


Status: Sold


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