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Kyosai
Kawanabe Kyosai, 1831-1889
Japanese Brocade Prints from the Genroku Era: Syllable U, Hayami Tozaemon Mitsutaka and Syllable Ko, Sugino Jiheiji Tsugifusa
(Genroku Yamato nishiki: U, Hayami Tozaemon Mitsutaka; Ko, Sugino Jiheiji Tsugifusa)

a lavish printing with lacquer on the black lantern, the name of the ronin in the red cartouches, at the upper left, Sugino Jiheiji Tsugifusa, and near the bending figure, Hayami Tozaemon Mitsutaka, signed Oju Seisei nyudo Kyosai zu with red artist's seal Juko, with publication information in yellow cartouche in lower left corner, Takekawa Seikichi (Sawamuraya Seikichi, c. 1855-1903) and address, and Kyosai's name and address, dated to the right, Meiji juhachinen nigatsu jugonichi otodoke (Meiji 18 [1885], February 15th)
oban tate-e 14 3/4 by 10 in., 37.6 by 25.3 cm
price: $ 1,500