Sukenobu - Two beauties from Kyoto
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Nishikawa Sukenobu (1671-1751)
Two elegant beauties from Kyoto in conversation while one of them tightens up her obi.
From: Ehon Chiyomigusa (Picture-book of thousand-year-old grasses)
Publisher: Hishiya Jihei, Kyôto
Date: first printed in 1741, this print is from the 2nd edition 1755
Size: Obon block-book double-page, 26,5 x 33,3 cm
Very fine early impression. Single sheets put together. Nice condition. Rare print.
Brea/Kondo, Ukiyo-e Prints and Paintings from the Early Masters to Shunshô, Genua 1980, pp 65-58, Fig. 80 (right side).