Yurakusai NAGAHIDE (fl. c. 1804-1848)




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An excessively rare pillar print showing a beauty holding a fan beneath flowering wisteria. There are another four pillar prints known by him. The only other impression I can locate of this print is illustrated in Jacob Pins, The Japanese Pillar Print: Hashira-e, 1982, no. 1002, p. 349. Provenance: Ex Samuel Tuke collection (a large part of his collection was sold at Sothebys in 1911).

 

Very good impression and colour. Slight edge soil, otherwise very good condition. Signed Nagahide ga.

 

Status: Sold

 

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