11 November 2008,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 3,250
Estimate GBP 2,800 - GBP 3,000
KITAGAWA UTAMARO (1754-1806)
Suzuki Harunobu (1725?-1770)
Torii Kiyonaga (1752-1815)
A design from the series Negai no itoguchi [The Prelude to Desire], a couple enjoy an encounter, good impression and colour, staining and wear to edges, creasing; a design from the series Shikido Juniban, [Twelve Encounters on the Road of Love], an encounter in a teahouse, good impression, slight creasing and rubbing to edges; and two further shunga prints by Harunobu
Two oban yoko-e and two chuban (4)
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