Sadafusa - Lady with a blue kimono
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Utagawa Sadafusa (worked about 1825-50)
A standing lady gathers up her blue kimono with the right hand. The inset (aizuri-e, printed in blue) at the upper right side shows the Nihonbashi bridge with Mount Fuji and a castle on a hill.
Title: Nihonbashi – Kyôto keishoku no uchi (The Nihonbashi bridge – Landscape pictures from the eastern capital)
Signature: Gokitei Sadafusa ga
Publisher: Kawa-chô (Kawaguchi-ya Chôzô)
Censor's seal: Kiwame
Date: about 1830-40
Size: Oban, 36,4 x 24,2 cm
Very good impression and colours. Paper a little bit brownish due to its age, somewhat creased, and with a few weak spots. At all very good condition.