Beauties Mirrored in the Forms of Flowers

(Sugata hana bijin kagami, 姿花美女鏡)

Publisher: Kawaguchi-ya Chôzô

c. 1836

 

This series is listed as number 96 in Kuniyoshi by Basil William Robinson (Victoria and Albert Museum, London, 1961).  However, it is possible that the three prints were intended to be a triptych.  The prints are each about 14 by 10 inches (36 by 25 centimeters), a size known as ôban.

 

Title: Toyo-oka (豊岡) from the house of Okamoto-ya (岡本屋内豊岡)

Description: Courtesan holding letter

 

 

 

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“Robinson” indicates listing in Kuniyoshi by Basil William Robinson, 1961, Victoria and Albert Museum, London.

 

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