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

attributed to Utagawa Kunisada; a woman wearing a dark purple kimono thrown open and flailing with her legs up in the air struggles with an aroused man who grabs at her legs, with a lit candle in the foreground and a lacquer pillow knocked over in the background, with metallic details and blind-printing on their bodies, ca. 1840s
koban yoko-e 3 1/2 by 4 3/4 in., 9 by 12.2 cm
Highlights of Japanese Printmaking Part 4: Shunga, Scholten Japanese Art, 2014, cat. no. 50
price: $ 450