Kunisada: Beauty next to blue-wrapped box
Artist: Utagawa Kunisada
Title: Beauty next to blue-wrapped box
Series: Visiting One Thousand Shrines in the Spring Scene (Shun kei senja môde)
Date: ca. 1830
“Maki no Mori” (Forest of Maki.) A beauty tucks a packet of tissues into her obi. The jewel-shaped cartouche shows the precincts of a shrine, and the jewel shape itself has Buddhist connotations.
Condition: Very good impression, color and condition.
Signature: Kôchorô Kunisada ga