Utagawa school - Lovers
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In the style of the Utagawa school
Lovers in a room with Shinto ritual gifts for the end of the year. In the background people on the year-end fair. In the cartouche a hagoita (wooden paddle used to play hanetsuki).
Title: 17./18. day of the 12. month – Toshi no ichi (year-end fair)
Series: Tôto saiji-ki (Record of annual events in Edo)
Date: ca. 1840
Size: Koban, 9 x 12,2 cm
Very nice impression and colours, printed with metal pigments and with relief printing. Perfect condition.