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KUNIYOSHI: aiban uchiwa-e (22.8 x 29.5cm.); Mizuban "Water guard", a woman standing by a tank of goldfish, from the series Imayo rokkasen "Six modern choices for summer", signed Ichiyusai Kuniyoshi ga, the censor's seal corresponding to 1853, second month, published by Izumiya--very good impression and color, very slight stain along side edges, otherwise good condition
KUNIYOSHI: aiban uchiwa-e (22.8 x 29.5cm.); Mizuban "Water guard", a woman standing by a tank of goldfish, from the series Imayo rokkasen "Six modern choices for summer", signed Ichiyusai Kuniyoshi ga, the censor's seal corresponding to 1853, second month, published by Izumiya--very good impression and color, very slight stain along side edges, otherwise good condition

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KUNIYOSHI: aiban uchiwa-e (22.8 x 29.5cm.); Mizuban "Water guard", a woman standing by a tank of goldfish, from the series Imayo rokkasen "Six modern choices for summer", signed Ichiyusai Kuniyoshi ga, the censor's seal corresponding to 1853, second month, published by Izumiya--very good impression and color, very slight stain along side edges, otherwise good condition

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Another image from the same set, titled Hirune "Afternoon nap", is illustrated in Suzuki Juzo, Kuniyoshi (Tokyo: Heibonsha, 1992), pl. 289, and in Nakau Ei, Edo onna ukiyo-e meisaku ten (Exhibition of masterpieces of ukiyo-e of Edo women), (Osaka: D square, 1993), no. 66.

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