////Utagawa Kunisada. Beauty with a lantern / Fan print, 1851.

Utagawa Kunisada. Beauty with a lantern / Fan print, 1851.

Utagawa Kunisada [歌川 国貞]; a.k.a. Utagawa Toyokuni III [三代歌川豊国] (Japanese, 1786 – 1865).

Signed: Toyokuni ga [豊国 画] in a red toshidama cartouche.

Publisher: Kojimaya Jūbei (c. 1797-1869), seal: Hanmoto, Jū [板元, 十] (Marks 19-043 | 264c).

Double nanushi censor seals: Mera & Watanabe – Kaei 4 (1851).

Uncut fan print (uchiwa-e), 298 x 228 mm depicting a young woman adjusting her hairpin and holding a portable lantern (andon) on a marine background with the full moon, nearby boats and distant cormorant fishers.

SKU: SVJP-0305.2020 Categories: ,

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