Kunisada: Tomigaoka Shrine (Tomigaoka hachiman) (Sold)

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Artist: Utagawa Kunisada
Title: Tomigaoka Shrine (Tomigaoka hachiman)
Series: Edo Meisho (no uchi); Famous Places in Edo
Date: 1/1856

Tomigaoka Shrine (Tomigaoka hachiman). Prints of this type were meant to be cut out and pasted on a summer fan. A courtesan leisurely leans and enjoys smoking with a long kiseru pipe. She wears a kimono with a crest of double butterfly. In the cartouche is the entrance torii gate of Tomigaoka shrine in Fukagawa.

Condition: Excellent impression and color; very good condition. Slight wormage in bottom margin.
Dimensions: Fan Print (uchiwa-e)
Seal: censor’s seal of Tanaka Heijirô
Signature: Toyokuni ga