Kunisada: Looking Hasty (kigaseki so)
Artist: Utagawa Kunisada
Title: Looking Hasty (kigaseki so)
Series: Thirty-two Expressions (Aspects) of Modern Life (imay sanju-ni so)
A beauty in a hurry ties her obi as she goes, clenching her tissue packet between her teeth. From the series “32 Aspects of Modern Life”. In the inset cartouche we see umbrellas and a pair of rain shoes, takageta.
Condition: Excellent impression, color and condition. First edition, on deluxe paper with large margins.
Seal: Censor’s seal:aratame; Goat year (1859)
Signature: Toyokuni ga