Toyokuni II: Courtesan in Phoenix Robe (Sold)
Artist: Utagawa Toyokuni II
Title: Courtesan in Phoenix Robe
Date: ca 1830
A courtesan in splendid regalia walks left, an unseen person holding aloft an umbrella for her. Her robes show bamboo on one layer, stylized clouds on another, and a phoenix on the most visible layer. From the series “Bijin __”: one of ten views of Edo is shown in the cartouche.
Condition: Very good impression. Excellent color. Very good condition.
Publisher: Yamamotoya Heikichi
Signature: Toyokuni ga