Item from the Mokuhankan Flea Market

Geisha Dressing her Hair

Size: 38 cm by 26 cm (14.96 in by 10.24 in) | Enlargement | Shipping Code: [L] ?

Designer: Utagawa Toyokuni

Era: Post-war

Price: 7,000 yen [Item has been sold]

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Description: Any designer who takes on the challenge of showing one of these women doing her hair has to be ready to show plenty of detail, and this one doesn't disappoint. The carver too has done his job superbly ... don't miss the fine carving inside the eyes ...

Very nice carving of the hair ...

The 'picture in picture' in this series of 12 prints each depicts an animal of the traditional zodiac calendar ... this one, of a monkey, was drawn by Kunihiro, a student of the main artist.

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