Toyohara Kunichika


Thirty-two Fashionable Physiognomies: Eager to See (You)
(Tosei sanjuni so: Hayaku mita so)

with karazuri ('blind printing) on her collar; series title within the red cartouche, Tosei sanjuni so, followed by the print title in the overlapping cartouche, Hayaku mita so, signed Kunichika hitsu with artist's Toshidama seal, followed by the publisher's seal, Hanmoto Tori Itchome, Yorozuya Magobei, and carver's seal, Hori Uta (Ota Utakichi), date and censor's seal, aratame Mi-juni (examined, year of the snake [1869], 12th month), ca. 1869

oban tate-e 14 5/8 by 9 7/8 in., 37 by 25.2 cm

Amy Reigle Newland, Time Present and Time Past: Images of a Forgotten Master: Toyohara Kunichika, 1999, p. 55, cat. no. 10 (another print from this series)
(inv. no. 10-5192)

price: $650


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site last updated
December 1, 2022

Scholten Japanese Art
145 West 58th Street, suite 6D
New York, New York 10019
ph: (212) 585-0474
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