Kuniyasu: Standing Beauty Holding her Pet Rat (Sold)
Artist: Utagawa Kuniyasu
Title: Standing Beauty Holding her Pet Rat
Series: Yaku no uchi
Date: ca. 1820s
A beauty cuddles her pet rat. Her arms are not contained within her sleeves, which offers a feeling of intimacy. The pattern on her kimono must be mimicing Indian textiles. She stands out even more being against a plain yellow background.
Condition: Very good impression, color and condition. Reparied wormage in margins
Signature: Kuniyasu ga