Gakutei - Surimono
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Yashima Gakutei (1786-1868)
Surimono - New Year's greeting card:
A sitting courtesan, splendidly dressed, with a long pipe.
Title: Kôto (Edo)
From a surimono series with courtesans and the names of three towns.
Date: ca. 1820-30
Size: Kakuban (Shikishiban), 20,6 x 18 cm
Fine impression and excellent colours, printed on thick paper with relief printing and with metal pigments. Very nice condition.
Compare: MFA Boston, Bigelow Coll. Nr. 11.19862.