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Blue Beauty with a Tobacco Pipe - Tosei Gonin Bijo

Toyokuni II Utagawa 1777-1835

Toyokuni II Utagawa 1777-1835

 

Toyokuni II Utagawa 1777-1835
Toyokuni worked as a pottery dealer. He was the son-in-law of Toyokuni Utagawa whose name he took after the death of his master in 1825. However he got into some trouble with other colleagues for the use of that name. So, in his later years, he called himself back to Toyoshige.

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Blue Beauty with a Tobacco Pipe - Tosei Gonin Bijo - Rare. Aizuri-e.

Toyokuni II Utagawa 1777-1835

"Tosei Gonin Bijo" (Modern Five Beauties). A beauty is holding a tobacco pipe on a river bank. Cherry trees are blossoming and two birds are swimming in the river.
This print was printed in the fashionable "aizuri-e" (picture with blue-tone only) style.

Gosotei Toyokuni.

Ca. 1820s.

Maru-sei.

Kiwame.

Woodblock print.

Very good.

Good ... Monochrome in blue tones.

Fair ... Creased. Slight foxing. Lightly soiled. Several repaired tears.

Oban tate-e.

9.6 inches = 24.5 cm

14.2 inches = 36.0 cm

Aizuri-e.
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