Kuniyoshi: Chapter 33, Wisteria Leaves

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Artist: Utagawa Kuniyoshi
Title: Chapter 33, Wisteria Leaves
Series: Ukiyo-e Comparisons of the Cloudy Chapters of Genji (Genji kumo ukiyo-e awase)
Date: 1845-46

Izutsu-ya Dembei seems to spy on a Yoshiwara brothel, his attention captrured by the silhouette of a woman at the window. The mystery of the night is depicted with skill as the outlines of anonymous figures carry on on the street in the middle distance.

Condition: Excellent impression, color and condition. Mint.
Dimensions: ôban
Publisher: Iseya Ichibei
Literature: Robinson S45.33.
Signature: Ichiyûsai Kuniyoshi ga