Artwork Details for Kunisada 1, Utagawa (1786-1865)- Toyokuni 3 "Kyoto Gion - A street-walker now a waitress"


Kunisada 1, Utagawa (1786-1865)- Toyokuni 3 - Kyoto Gion - A street-walker now a waitress - 白人 洛陽祇園町 今は女中

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Kyoto Gion - A street-walker now a waitress - 白人 洛陽祇園町 今は女中
by Kunisada 1, Utagawa (1786-1865)- Toyokuni 3 - 歌川国貞-豊国三代

Artist:Kunisada 1, Utagawa (1786-1865)- Toyokuni 3 - 歌川国貞-豊国三代
Title:Kyoto Gion - A street-walker now a waitress - 白人 洛陽祇園町 今は女中
Series:Famous Women from Famous Places - 浮世名異女図会
Date:1820-25 (this item: 1975)
Publisher:Yuyudo - 悠々洞出版
Medium:Woodblock - 木版画
Format:Oban - 大判, 27.5 x 40cm (sheet size)
Condition:Fine apart from a little spotting in the lower margins and a few spots in the lower right corner.
Price: Sold
Artwork Code:12348-Kunisada_1_Utagawa
Notes:Famous Women from Famous Places (Kyo no gionmachi hakujin ima wa jochu) - Kyoto Gion: A street-walker now a waitress. Fan inset: Hae Ichiriki - Prosperous Ichiriki.

Signature: Gototei Kunisada ga.

size: oban.
censor seal: kiwame.
date: ca. 1820/25.
publisher: Iseya Rihei.
See http://www.kunisada.de/Kunisada-bijin-series/series135/series135.htm#p1
This print is from a rarely seen 20-print set "Beauties by Three Great Artists" (三大家おんな絵) published in 1975 by Yuyudo and containing bijin-ga by Hiroshige 1 , Kunisada 1, and Keisai Eisen. Each print has either a Yuyudo publisher seal in the margin or a watermark in the paper (or both). See the full twenty-print series here.
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