Artist: Utagawa Kunisada
Title: Courtesan Koine of the Inamoto House, New Yoshiwara — 新吉原角町稲本楼 小稲
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Saturday, 20 March 2010 Original Kunisada II (1823 - 1880) Japanese Woodblock Print Courtesan with Crane Kimono Series; Comparison of Portraits of Beauties Courtesan with Crane Kimono - Terrific design of an elegant young courtesan wearing a beautiful dark blue kimono patterned with cranes, a lucky symbol in Japan. She holds a small lacquer caddy and a slender spoon as she looks ahead. A lovely portrait with rich, deep color. Artist - Kunisada II (1823 - 1880) Image Size - 13 3/4" x 9 1/2" + margins as shown Condition - With excellent color and detail as shown. A few small holes, repaired, blends well. Creasing throughout, slight soiling, slight fraying at edges. Please see photos for details. Good overall.