Kunisada: Mishima from the Processional Tokaido
Artist: Utagawa Kunisada
Title: Mishima from the Processional Tokaido
Interesting split-screen design that shows women preparing themselves to go out at the bottom, and the samurai procession of the shogun going by, top. This series commemorated the first visit of the shogun to the emperor in more than 220 years. The series of 162 designs was a collaboration of sixteen designers and 24 publishers.
Condition: Excellent impression, color and condition.
Publisher: Sagamiya Tokichi
Literature: See Marks article in Andon 81.
Signature: by request, drawn by 78-year-old Toyokuni