Untitled series of beauties with framed insets

Publisher: Ezaki-ya Kichibei

c. 1824

 

This untitled series is not listed in Kuniyoshi by Basil William Robinson (Victoria and Albert Museum, London, 1961), but is listed on page 122 of Publishers of Japanese Woodblock Prints: A Compendium by Andreas Marks (Hotei Publishing, Leiden, 2011). The prints are each about 14 by 10 inches (36 by 25 centimeters), a size known as ban.

 

Description: Beauty seated in a kotatsu watching the snow

 

 

Description: Miyatogawa

 

 

Description: The courtesan Monhiko of the mi-ya House in front of a paper lantern inscribed mi-ya Monhiko

 

 

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