Matora - Surimono
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Oishi Matora (1794-1833)
Surimono - Greetings card.
A lady and a young woman are reading poems of the One Hundred Poets. Above the scene a poem by Horikawa Utanari.
Date: About 1820 (?)
Size: 17,5 x 16,2 cm
Very nice impression, printed with fine colours and metal pigments on thick paper, background throughout with a crepe-like relief printed texture (karazuri technique). Perfect condition. Red seal on lower right and black collector's seal Catherine Ball. Rare item, not documented till now.