• Japanese Art & Design auction at Christies

    Sale 5968

    Japanese Art & Design

    4 November 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 327

    Katsukawa Shunsho (1726-1792)
    Suzuki Harunobu (1725?-1770)

    Price Realised  

    Katsukawa Shunsho (1726-1792)
    Suzuki Harunobu (1725?-1770)
    A woman weaving, signed Katsukawa Shunsho ga, good impression and colour, light staining and creasing, slight rubbing; and a design of a couple lying on a futon, from the series Enshoku koi no urakata [The Spell of Amorous Love], good impression, slight fading, small holes restored, vertical centrefold
    Both chuban (2)


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    For another impression of the first see the Tokyo National Museum Catalogue (TNM) 838; and for another impression of the second see I. Klompmakers, Japanese Erotic Prints: Shunga by Harunobu and Koryusai, (The Netherlands, 2001), p.34-5

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