Kiyochika: Beauty with Umbrella from the An-ei Era

Kobayashi Kiyochika

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Artist: Kobayashi Kiyochika
Title:  Beauty with Umbrella from the An-ei Era
Date: 1896

A courtesan reaches to adjust her umbrella, a blue cloth dangling suggestively from her mouth. We see a man with two swords and high geta glancing her way at right. The An-ei Era was between 1772-1781. Ten prints are known in this series. Each refers to a specific era of the Tokugawa period. 

Condition: Excellent impression, color and condition. Minor crease along right edge of left and middle sheets.
Dimensions: ôban triptych
Publisher: Akiyama Buemon
Series: Flower Patterns (Hanamoyô)
Signature: Kiyochika


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