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Kunisada (Toyokuni III)
Utagawa Kunisada (Toyokuni III), 1786-1865
Comparison of Flowers of the Stations: Mariko
(Iro kurabe hana no miyakoji: Mariko)

attributed to Utagawa Kunisada; a young girl wearing yellow and brown plaid kimono; man in blue and grey stripped robe; large bowl with mashed mountain yams in background (tororo, believed to provide strength for sexual activities) beside a cutting table with knife, with metallic printing on a sliding door in the background and blind-printing on her upper thigh, ca. 1840's
koban yoko-e 3 1/2 by 4 3/4 in., 9 by 12.2 cm
Published:
Highlights of Japanese Printmaking Part 4: Shunga, Scholten Japanese Art, 2014, cat. no. 56
price: $ 450