Chikanobu: Couple in Snow

Chikanobu: Couple in Snow (Sold)

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Artist: Yōshū Chikanobu
Title: Couple in Snow
Series: Fuku Zukushi. “Customs of the East: A Collection of Fuku Words”.
Date: 1889

A beauty and her companion lean against the blowing snowstorm. Her face is charmingly framed by her hair covering, and puppies frolic nearby. This amusing series elaborates on words containing the sound “Fuku”; here we have Hu Buku.

Condition: Very tood impression, color and condition.
Dimensions: ôban
Publisher: Takegawa Unokichi
Signature: Yôshû Chikanobu-hitsu with his toshidama seal in red