Toyohara CHIKANOBU (1838-1912)

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A fine set of diptychs showing beauties compared to scenic places in Japan. Meisho bijin awase, “Comparison of Famous Places and True Beauties.” In this instance showing Shinobazu Pond in Ueno Park. The unusual backgrounds are printed in blue with touches of pink. The set published by Matsuki Heikichi, 1897-8.


Fine impression, color and condition. Signed Yoshu Chikanobu.


Status: Sold