Original 1859 Toyokuni Iii Japanese Woodblock Triptych Beauties Print.
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Original 1859 Toyokuni Iii Japanese Woodblock Triptych Beauties Print.:
TOYOKUNI III/Utagawa KUNISADA (1786-1865)Courtesans parading underneath cherry blossoms.Date: 1859Publisher: Daikoku-ya Heikichi
oban triptych, 28 x 13.75 inches
Three high ranking castle-topper courtesans (oiran) parade with their kamuro. They are viewing cherry blossoms at night "Yozakura", the blossoms lit up by their lanterns. The cherry blossom festival took place along Nakanocho Boulevard in the Yoshiwara (pleasure quarters), when the cherry blossoms were planted on the twenty-fifth day of the second month every year.
Condition: Superb unfaded colour, fairly good impression and very good condition. No holes or repairs. A few minor marks, and slightly curled edges. Please inspect the detailed photos below before offerding.