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  • Utagawa Kunisada
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    Utagawa Kunisada (1786-1864)- A Woman Holding a Teapot. From the series Edo hanami-zsukushi (Cherry Blossom Viewing Spots in Edo). Circa 1830.
    Oban. Fine impression and colour. Very good condition.
    $1,900
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    Utagawa Kunisada (1786-1864)- The Fifth Month: Scented Bathwater (Gogatsu, sobu yu). From the series Yoshiwara nenju gyoji (Annual Events in the Yoshiwara). 1822.
    Oban. Fine impression. Very good colour and condition.
    $1,450
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    Utagawa Kunisada (1786-1864)- Three Women in an Interior. From the series Tatsumi hakkei no uchi(Eight Views of Fukagawa). Early 1840's.
    Oban triptych. 38.1 x 78.3 cm. Fine impression, colour and condition.
    $5,500
  • Kitagawa Utamaro
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    Kitagawa Utamaro (1753-1806)- Shinto Priest (Miko). From the series Onna fuzoku shinasadame (Comparisons of the Customs of Women). Circa 1801.
    Koban. Fine impression, colour and condition.
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    Kitagawa Utamaro (1753-1806)- Reddish yellow (Kaba-iro). From the series Edo some ada moyo: jiiro shinan (Coquettish Patterns of Edo Dyes: Instructions on Love Affairs with Young Women). Circa 1803.
    Koban. 19.1 x 12.2 cm. Fine impression, colour and condition.
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    Utagawa Kunisada (1786-1864)- A Woman in a Kimono Decorated with Morning-glory. Early 1840's.
    Vertical oban diptych. Fine impression and colour. Very good condition. This print retains its original paper mount.
    $3,700 Reserved
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    Utagawa Kunisada (1786-1864)- The Osaka Courtesan Nakasashi Kneeling on a Futon Looking at HerReflection in a Mirror. Osaka Shima-no-uchi Nakasashi (Nakasashi fromShima-no-uchi in Osaka).
    From the series Ukiyo meisho (meijo) zue (Remarkable Women of the Floating World. Early 1820s. Oban. 38.4 x 26.5 cm. UTS/XI/125; Schaap, Kunisada, no. 6. Fine impression and colour. Very good condition.
    $2,300
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    Utagawa Kunisada (1786-1864)- A Woman Holding a Theatre Programme. Ureshiso (The Happy Type). From the series Imayo sanjuni-so (The Modern Thirty-two Types). 1859.
    Oban. 37.8 c 25.9 cm. Fine impression with embossing on deluxe paper. Fine colour and condition.
  • Kitagawa Utamaro
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    Kitagawa Utamaro (1753-1806)- Purple (Murasaki-iro). From the series Edo some ada moyo: jiiro shinan (Coquettish Patterns of Edo Dyes: Instructions on Love Affairs with Young Women). Circa 1803
    Koban. 19.2 x 12.1 cm. Fine impression, colour and condition.
    $1,900
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    Utagawa Kunisada (1786-1864)- A Standing Courtesan. Wood (Kisho). From the series Tosei fuzoku gosei (Five Elements of Contemporary Customs). Circa mid-1830’s
    Oban. Fine impression and colour. Very good condition.
    $880.
  • Kitagawa Utamaro
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    Kitagawa Utamaro (1753-1806)- Light blue (Hana-iro). From the series Edo some ada moyo: jiiro shinan (Coquettish Patterns of Edo Dyes: Instructions on Love Affairs with Young Women). Circa 1803
    Koban. 19.2 x 12.2 cm. Fine impression, colour and condition.
    $1,900
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    Utagawa Kunisada (1786-1864)- A Woman Measuring Cloth. From the series Atsurae ori jisei konomi(Fabrics to Order in Current Taste). 1844.
    Vertical oban diptych. 74.8 x 25.5 cm. Fine, early impression with strong woodgrain. Fine colour and condition. The depiction of a woman holding a ruler is most unusual.
  • Tsukioka Yoshitoshi
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    Tsukioka Yoshitoshi (1839-1892)- Parting in the Morning at the Temporary Pleasure Quarters (Karine no kinugine). 1860.
    Oban triptych. Keyes 30. Fine impression with woodgrain. Very good colour and condition.
    $3,000
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    Utagawa Kunisada (1786-1864)- Akabane Suitengu. From the series Nigiou imose ennichi (Lively Festival for Lovers). Early 1830's.
    Oban. Fine impression. Very good colour and condition. The impression in the MFA, Boston lacks the blue shading at top.
    $2,300.
  • Toyohara Kunichika
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    Toyohara Kunichika (1835-1900)- Evening View of Beauties at Nihonbashi (Nihonbashi bijin no yukei).
    1863. Oban triptych. 37.8 x 77.9 cm. Kunichika yakusha kagami (Riccar Art Museum, 1981), no. 24. Fine impression, colour and condition. This triptych shows three types of women; a geisha, a city girl, and a married woman.
    $3,700 Reserved
  • Kitagawa Utamaro
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    Kitagawa Utamaro (1753-1806)- Two Lovers. Grey (nezumi-iro). From the series Edosome ada moyo: Jiiro shinan (Coquettish Patterns of Edo Dyes: Instructions on Love Affairs with Young Women). Circa 1802.
    Koban. 18.8 x 12.1 cm. Fine impression. Very fine, unfaded colour. Fine condition.
    $900
  • Kitagawa Utamaro
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    Kitagawa Utamaro (1753-1806)- Two Lovers. Purple (fuji-iro). From the series Edosome ada moyo: Jiiro shinan (Coquettish Patterns of Edo Dyes: Instructions on Love Affairs with Young Women). Circa 1802.
    Koban. 18.8 x 12.1 cm. Fine impression, colour and condition.
    $900.
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    Kitagawa Utamaro (1753-1806)- Pale Yellow (asaki-iro). From the series Edosome ada moyo: Jiiro shinan (Coquettish Patterns of Edo Dyes: Instructions on Love Affairs with Young Women). Circa 1802.
    Koban. 18.8 x 12.1 cm. Fine impression and colour. Very good condition.
    $900.
  • Kitagawa Utamaro
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    Kitagawa Utamaro (1753-1806)- Woman of Ohara (Oharame). From the series Onna fuzoku shinasadame (Comparisons of the Customs of Women). Circa 1801.
    Koban. Fine impression, colour and condition. Keyblock impression of this print are in Boston.
    $1,900
  • Utagawa Kuniyoshi
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    Utagawa Kuniyoshi (1797-1861)- Chiyo-jo with Morning Glory. From the series Kenya fujo kagami (Mirrorof Women of Wisdom and Courage). Circa 1843.
    Oban. Robinson S29-1. Fine impression, colour and condition.
    $1,800 Reserved
  • Utagawa Kunisada
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    Utagawa Kunisada (1786-1864)- A Woman Holding a Cat. Nabekin of Osakamachi. From the series Tojikomei kaiseki zukushi (A Collection of Famous Restaurants of ModernTimes). Circa 1820.
    Oban. 38.1 x 25.6 cm. UTS/11/283. Fine impression, colour and condition.
  • Utagawa Toyokuni
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    Utagawa Toyokuni (1769-1825)- A Seated Beauty Adjusting Her Hair. Seki-dera Komachi. From the seriesImaya musume nana komachi (Beauties of the Present Day Compared tothe Seven Komachi). Circa 1810’s.
    Oban. 39.1 x 26.5 cm. Provenance: unidentified collector’s seal on verso. Fine impression with embossing on deluxe, heavy paper. Fine colour and condition.
  • Keisai Eisen
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    Keisai Eisen (1790-1848)- Courtesan (Shogi). From the series Imayo mime kurabe (Contests of Beautiful Women). Circa 1830.
    Oban. Very good impression, colour and condition. Rare.
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    Kitagawa Utamaro (1753-1806)- Wife (Nyobo). From the series Onna fuzoku shinasadame (Comparisons of the Customs of Women). Circa 1801.
    Koban. Fine impression, colour and condition. A faded and damaged impression is in Minneapolis.
    $1,900
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    Kitagawa Utamaro (1753-1806)- Widow (Goke). From the series Onna fuzoku shinasadame (Comparisons of the Customs of Women). Circa 1801.
    Koban. Fine impression, colour and condition.
    $1,500
  • Hosoda Eishi
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    Hosoda Eishi (1756-1829)- The Courtesan Meizan of the Chojiya with Attendants. Circa 1790.
    Chuban. Fine impression. Very good colour and condition. Trimmed at left and bottom. An apparently unrecorded benigirai-e.
    $900
  • Utagawa Kuniyoshi
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    Utagawa Kuniyoshi (1797-1861)- Prince Genji in a Boat with the Ladies Looking at Ducks in the Waterwith a Snow Covered Scene Behind. Sui: Ukifune (Water: a DriftingBoat). From the series Mitate gogyo (Visual Parody of the FiveElements). Circa 1850.
    Oban triptych. Fine impression, colour and condition. Genji’s World in Japanese Woodblock Prints, no. 24. The title of the print alludes to the winter elopement by boat of Ukifune with Prince Niou.
    $4,900
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    Utagawa Kunisada (1786-1864)- Snow at Mimeguri (Mimeguri no Yuki). From the series Shiki no uchi(Four Seasons). Circa 1830s.
    Oban triptych. 38.7 x 78.6 cm. Oka Isaburo and Suzuki Juzo, Koki Ukiyo-e , Vol. 7, plate 25 (this impression). Fine impression, colour and condition.
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    Utagawa Kunisada (1786-1864)- Prince Genji Drinking Sake in a Boat Whilst Watching Awabi Divers.Miitsuji iso asobi sono ni: awabi no zu (Mitsuuji’s Amusement at theSeashore Two: An Illustration of Abalone). 1858.
    Oban triptych. Genji’s World in Japanese Woodblock Prints, no. 195, Baur/II/342. Fine impression, colour and condition.
    $4,500
  • Tsukioka Yoshitoshi
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    Tsukioka Yoshitoshi (1839-1892)- Looking Delighted: the Appearance of a Present-day Geisha of the MeijiEra (Ureshi-so: Meiji nenkan tokon geigi no fuzoku). From the seriesFuzoku sanjuni-so (Thirty-two Aspects of Customs and Manners). 1888.
    Oban. 37.3 x 25.5 cm. Keyes 503-32, Stevenson 31. Fine impression, colour and condition.
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    Utagawa Kunisada (1786-1864)- Prince Genji Peeking in From a Window onto a Room with Women Performing Domestic Chores.Circa 1850
    Oban triptych. Fine impression, colour and condition. (Note the extensive use of the Genji mon throughout the print).
    $1,500
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    Utagawa Kunisada (1786-1864)- Murasaki-shikibu. Poet no. 57. From the series Hyakunin-isshu Emyo (One Hundred Poems by One Hundred Poets). Circa 1845.
    Oban. Fine impression and colour. Very good condition.
    $550.
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    Utagawa Kunisada (1786-1864)- A Seated Beauty Holding a Wrapper. Ningyo-cho. From the series Edo meisho hyakunin bijo (Famous Place of Edo Compared to One Hundred Beautiful Women). 1858.
    Fine impression, colour and condition.
    $550.
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    Utagawa Kunisada (1786-1864)- Three Women in an Interior. From the series Tatsumi hakkei no uchi (Eight Views of Fukagawa).
    Early 1840. Oban triptych. Fine impression, colour and condition.
    $3,500
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    Utagawa Kunisada (1786-1864)- A Beauty in the Snow. 1830’s.
    Vertical oban diptych. Fine impression and colour. Very good condition.
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    Utagawa Kunisada (1786-1864)- Clearing Weather on the Sumida Embankment (Sumida tsutsumi no seiran). From the series Edo hakkei no uchi (Eight Views of Edo).
    1844. Oban triptych. Fine impression, colour and condition.
    $5,000
  • Tsukioka Yoshitoshi
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    Tsukioka Yoshitoshi (1839-1892)- The Spirit of the Komachi Cherry Tree (Komachi-zakura no sei). From the series Shingata sanjurokkaisen (New Forms of Thirty-Six Ghosts). 1889.
    Oban. Keyes 509-7, Stevenson 8. Fine impression with two colour cartouche. Fine colour and condition.
    $1,600.
  • Utagawa Kuniyoshi
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    Utagawa Kuniyoshi (1797-1861)- A Snowy Morning (Yukinoasa). From the series Setsugekka no uchi(Snow, Moon and Flowers). Circa 1850.
    Oban triptych. 37.5 x 76.3 cm. Baur/II/G-405. Fine impression, colour and condition.
    $8,000
  • Utagawa Kuniyoshi
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    Utagawa Kuniyoshi (1797-1861)- Whetstone Suggesting the Tonsure. From the series Shimazoroi onnaBenkei (Women in Benkei-checked Fabrics). Circa 1844.
    1844. Oban. 37 x 25.3cm. Robinson (1961) no. 137. Fine impression, colour and condition.
    $1,900
  • Toyohara Kunichika
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    Toyohara Kunichika (1835-1900)- A Half-Length Portrait of a Beauty. From the series Adesugata kesho jiman (Pride of Beauties Applying Cosmetics).
    1866. Oban. Fine impression, colour and condition. Unusually, an extra block for the face is printed in gofun.
    $700
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    Utagawa Kunisada (1786-1864)- Sightseeing Famous Places in the Eastern Capital: The Year-end Fair at Asakusa (Toto meisho yuran: Gokugetsu Asakusa ichi). Mid-1840’s.
    Oban triptych. Fine impression, colour and condition.
    $5,000
  • Keisai Eisen
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    Keisai Eisen (1790-1848)- A Woman Holding Her Kimono in the Wind. 1830.
    Vertical oban diptych. 74.2 x 25. Fine impression, colour and condition.
  • Kikugawa Eizan
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    Kikugawa Eizan (1787-1867)- A Woman Lighting a Lantern. Circa 1830.
    Vertical oban diptych. 74.2 x 37.1 cm. Fine impression on luxurious paper. Very good colour and condition with a few expertly restored wormholes.
  • Tsukioka Yoshitoshi
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    Tsukioka Yoshitoshi (1839-1892)- The Ghost of Okiku at Sarayashiki (Sarayashiki Okiku no rei). From the series Shingata sanjurokkaisen(New Forms of Thirty-six Ghosts). 1890.
    Oban. Keyes 509-17, Stevenson 17. Fine impression with two colour cartouche. Fine colour and condition.
    $1,500
  • Kitagawa Utamaro
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    Kitagawa Utamaro (1753-1806)- Courtesan (Yujo). From the series Onna fuzoku shinasadame(Comparisons of the Customs of Women). Circa 1801.
    Koban. Fine impression, colour and condition.
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    Utagawa Kunisada (1786-1864)- A Beauty Putting Out a Floor Lamp. From the series Tsuki no kage shinobiau yo (Secret Meetings by Moonlight).
    Circa 1836-8. Oban. 38.9 x 26.1cm. Kunisada's World 73/1 (this impression). Fine impression, colour and condition.
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    Utagawa Kunisada (1786-1864)- Prince Genji Admiring Beautiful Women. Edo Murasaki Sugata no utsusemi (Figures in Edo Purple, the Utsusemi Chapter).
    Circa 1850. Oban triptych. Fine impression, colour and condition.
    $1,280
  • Utagawa Kunisada
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    Utagawa Kunisada (1786-1864)- Chapter 13 (Jusan no maki). From the series Lasting Impressions of a Late Genji Collection (Genji joshu yojo).
    1858. Oban diptych. Fine impression with the embossed Genji mon printed in the background. Fine colour and condition. Genjis World in Japanese Woodblock Prints, no. 116.
    $900
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    Utagawa Kunisada (1786-1864)- A Woman Cutting Her Toenails. From the series Hanagoyomi kuchinichi sugata (Lucky Days from the Almanac). 1844.
    Oban. Fine impression and colour. Very good condition.
    $1,100.
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    Utagawa Kunisada (1786-1864)- A Woman Playing with a Cat. Yometori yoshi (An Auspicious Day forBrides). From the series Hanagoyomi kichimichi sugata (Images FromAuspicious Days in the Floral Calendar). 1844.
    Oban. 37 x 25 cm. Fine impression, colour and condition.
    $1,400
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    Utagawa Kunisada (1786-1864)- Akasaka. From the series Tokaido gojusan tsugi no uchi (The Fifty-three Stations of the Tokaido Road).
    Ca. 1838-42. Chuban. Fine impression, colour and condition.
    $500.
  • Kawanabe Kyosai
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    Kawanabe Kyosai (1831-1889)- Three Beauties at Hirakawa Ryotei. Edo meisho: Tsukiji Namiyoke (Views of Edo: Night View of Namiyoke Inari Shrine in Tsukiji).
    1864. Oban triptych. Very good impression, colour and condition.
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    Utagawa Kunisada (1786-1864)- A Beauty Tying the Sash of Her Kimono. From the series Ryuko rokkasen (A Fashionable Selection of Six Flowers)
    Ca. 1840. Oban. Fine impression and colour. Printer crease. Very good condition.
    $1,280
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    Utagawa Kunisada (1786-1864)- A Woman Preparing to Sharpen a Blade. Yondan-me (Act Four). From the series E-kyodai Chushingura (Brother Pictures From Chushingura).
    Ca. 1830s. Oban 39.3 x 26.4 cm. Fine impression, colour and condition.
    $1,680.
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    Utagawa Kunisada (1786-1864)- Spring (Haru). From the series Yasa sugata asuma no utsushi-e (Copied Pictures of Graceful Eastern Figures)
    1849-1851. Oban triptych. Marks, Genji World in Japanese Woodblock Prints, no. 10, page 77. Fine impression, colour and condition.
    $1,200
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    Utagawa Kunisada (1786-1864)- Yagenbori from the series Edo meisho hyakunin bijo (One Hundred Famous Places and Beauties of Edo).
    1858. Oban. Fine impression, colour and condition.
    $850
  • Ichiyusai Kuniyoshi
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    Ichiyusai Kuniyoshi (1797-1861)- Tomoe-gozen, the Mistress of Kiso Yoshinaka, Holding a Helmet.
    Ca. 1843. From the series Kenyu fujo kagami (Mirror of Women of Wisdom and Courage). Oban. 37.6 x 25.6 cm. Robinson S29-10 Provenance: S. Tuke; B. W. Robinson. Fine, early impression with strong woodgrain. Brilliant colour. Fine condition.
    $1,900 Reserved
  • Keisai Eisen
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    Keisai Eisen (1790-1848)- A Young Woman Seated with a View of Fuji in the Distance. Mitsuke. Number 29. From the series commonly known as Bijin Tokaido (Beauties on Stations of the Tokaido Road)
    Circa 1842. Oban. 38 x 25.8cm. Fine impression, colour and condition.
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    Ichiyusai Kuniyoshi (1797-1861)- Terute-hime Pulling the Cart on Which Her Crippled Husband Rode. From the series Kenjo reppuden (Stories of Wise Women and Faithful Wives)
    Early 1840. Oban. Robinson S20-22. Fine impression, colour and condition.
    $1200
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    Ichiyusai Kuniyoshi (1797-1861)- A Woman Cleaning Her Teeth. Ishibe. From the series Tokaido gojusan tsui (Fifty-three Parallels for the Tokaido Road)
    Circa 1845-6. Oban. Robinson S44-53. Fine impression and colour. Narrow bottom margin, otherwise fine condition.
    $850
  • Toyohara Chikanobu
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    Toyohara Chikanobu (1838 - 1912)- A Woman Holding a Fan. From the series Shin bijin (True Beauties)
    1897. Oban. Fine, early impression with blind printing in the fan. Fine colour and condition.
    $500
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    Toyohara Chikanobu (1838 - 1912)- A Fashionable Meiji Beauty. From the series Shin bijin (True Beauties).
    1897. Fine, early impression. Fine colour and condition.
    $500
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