Utagawa KUNISADA (Toyokuni III)1786-1864
Full-length Portrait of a Beauty. Vertical Diptych.1843-45
Colour woodblock diptych Overall size of the two jointed prints, 620x100 mm, trimmed within margin. Title at the top right, signature at the top left, with the censor seal and publisher's mark next to it. Signed: “"ōju Kunisada aratame nidaime Toyokuni ga”. Nanushi Censor Seal of Tanaka. The diptych is presented in the traditional form: glued on thick paper and surrounded by a large frame in decorated ivory paper. Slight signs of wear, good condition.
A very elegant lady wearing a kimono with floral motifs and holding a fan with a painting of a little bird. The single Nanushi Censor Seal of Tanaka appears in the years 1843-45.