Utagawa-School: Lovers with bush cloverUtagawa-School: Lovers with bush clover
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Utagawa School, 19th century

Naked couple making love. Flowering bush clover (jap. Hagi, lespedeza) in the background.

Egyoyomi (calendar print) with the numbers of the short months

Date: around 1830

Size: Horizontal koban, 9,3 x 12,6 cm

Very good, crisp impression and colour. Surimono quality printing, with embossing and metallic pigments on thick paper. Unbacked. Faint vertical middle fold, minor creasing. Overall very nice condition.

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