Interior view of a woman smoking (Sold)

  • Sold.

Artist: Unknown
Title: Interior view of a woman smoking
Date: Circa 1850

Entitled “Rules of Sexual Life” (Boji yojo kagami), we see an internal view of a pregnant woman, with the activities of the organs personified by various small people engaged in various tasks. She is holding to her lips a long tobacco pipe and holding a sheaf of papers that cover a lacquer box.

Condition: Fair condition; fold marks and paper loss upper right. Very rare.
Dimensions: double ôban
Signature: Unsigned