Kunisada: Beauty and Moxibustion

Kunisada: Beauty and Moxibustion (Sold)

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Artist: Utagawa Kunisada
Title: Beauty and Moxibustion
Series: Spring Dawn: A Contest of Beauties: (Haru no akebono, bijin awase)
Date: 1820s

A beauty treats herself with moxibustion, applying a commercial product of mugwort to a specific treatment point on her foot. We see incense burning to light the product as well as s small bowl of the product nearby. We see a rear view of her head in her mirror atop her dressing stand, which is in slight dissaray and full of beauty products.

Condition: Excellent impression, color and condition. A few restored minor wormholes.
Dimensions: ôban
Publisher: Kinjudo
Literature: See MFA for another 2 examples (this example in superior condition).
Signature: Gototei Kunisada ga