C1871

Shin Yoshiwara Edomachi Nichome Kohki-roh Sankai no Zu

Artist:

Utagawa Yoshiiku (1833 - 1904)

Superb woodblock of the beautiful courtesans watching the street below from the third floor of the tea house, Kokiro, at Edo-machi in Shin Yoshiwara. Yoshiwara was a famous pleasure district, in Edo (present-day Tokyo). The courtesans would consist of many … Read Full Description

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Full Title:

Shin Yoshiwara Edomachi Nichome Kohki-roh Sankai no Zu

Date:

C1871

Artist:

Utagawa Yoshiiku (1833 - 1904)

Condition:

In good condition, three sheets joined.

Technique:

Woodblock

Image Size: 

700mm 
x 355mm
AUTHENTICITY
Shin Yoshiwara Edomachi Nichome Kohki-roh Sankai no Zu - Antique Print from 1871

Genuine antique
dated:

1871

Description:

Superb woodblock of the beautiful courtesans watching the street below from the third floor of the tea house, Kokiro, at Edo-machi in Shin Yoshiwara. Yoshiwara was a famous pleasure district, in Edo (present-day Tokyo). The courtesans would consist of many ranks of yujo (women of pleasure).

Publisher Yorozuya Magobei

Biography:

Utagawa (or Ochiai ) Yoshiiku (1833-1904)

Yoshiiku was a famous wood block artist of beautiful women, actors and warriors.His father ran a teahouse and after showing promise he was apprenticed to Utagawa Kuniyoshi (1798-1861). Also working in the same studio was Yoshitoshi Tsukioka.In the late 1860s, Yoshiiku and Yoshitoshi collaborated on as series titled; Eimei nijuhasshuku series.

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