Japanese Antique Print-GEISHA-HANKERCHIEF-MOUTH-JAPAN-Toyokuni-c.1843



Women Returning from Cherry-blossom Viewing. This print shows a geisha with a hankerchief in her mouth.

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Woodblock print on laid paper.
Sheet size: 24,7 x 35,7 cm. (9,7 x 14,1 inch). Image size: 24,7 x 35,7 cm. (9,7 x 14,1 inch).

From a series of 3 prints of women returning from cherry blossom viewing, published 1843-47. Resources show this as a triptych, but sheets do not match and are made by different artists.

Made by ‘Utagawa Toyokuni’ after an anonymous artist. Utagawa Toyokuni (Edo; 1769-1825), who the second master of the Utagawaschool in Edo. Often referred to as Toyokuni I, to distinguish him from the members of his school who took over his gō (art-name) after he died, was a great master of ukiyo-e.

Condition: Very good, given age. Some small stains. Original middle fold, as issued. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.



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Dimensions 35 × 24 × 1 cm


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