Gakutei - Surimono
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Yashima Gakutei (1786-1868)

Surimono - New Year's greeting card:
A sitting courtesan, splendidly dressed, with a long pipe.

Title: Kôto (Edo)

From a surimono series with courtesans and the names of three towns.

Signature: Gakutei

Seal: Sadaoka

Date: ca. 1820-30

Size: Kakuban (Shikishiban), 20,6 x 18 cm

Fine impression and excellent colours, printed on thick paper with relief printing and with metal pigments. Very nice condition.

Compare: MFA Boston, Bigelow Coll. Nr. 11.19862.