Kunisada II: Uchiwa-e (fan print); Enjoying opening a fortune in the morning
Artist: Utagawa Kunisada II
Title: Uchiwa-e (fan print); “Enjoying opening a fortune in the morning” (akete ureshiki kesa no tsujiura).
A courtesan pulls the day’s fortune from the box, which is carried by her attendant. Her card says “Money is coming in” and bears an image signed “Toyokuni ga”. The box cover says “Edo murasaki”. Exremely fine impression, beautifully printed.
Condition: Excellent impression and color. Very good condition; minor wormage in margins.
Publisher: Ibaya Senzaburo
Seal: censor’s: aratame & dragon 12; carver:hori Take
Signature: Baichoro Kunisada ga