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Utagawa Kunisada (Toyokuni III) (1786-1865)

A young beauty is cleaning her hairstyle utensils, in the background the Shiba-Atagoyama-Temple.

Title: Atagoyama

Series: Edo meisho no uchi (Famous Views of Edo)

Signature: Kôchôrô Toyokuni ga, Toshidama seal

Publisher: Moriya Jihei (Kinshindô)

Censor: Mura

Date: about 1844

Size: Oban, 37,3 x 25,8 cm

Very nice impression and colours. A few wormholes, neatly restored, a tiny bit soiled at lower right, otherwise good to very good condition. A Toshidama ring is shown again on the obi beside the Utagawa seal.

Very rare item with a for Kunisada unususal perspective view in the background.

For another item of this series see: University of Virginia Art Museums, No 684.130.