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KUNIYOSHI: aiban uchiwa-e (22.7 x 30.3cm.); illustrating a woman eating eel on skewers on a terrace, a rainbow in the background, the lantern-shaped cartouche inscribed with the title Haru no niji "Rainbow in spring", signed Chooro Kuniyoshi ga, censor's seal corresponding to 1836, published by Tsujiya Yasubei--very good impression and color, slightly toned along right edge, very minor soiling along bottom edge and a few random stains
KUNIYOSHI: aiban uchiwa-e (22.7 x 30.3cm.); illustrating a woman eating eel on skewers on a terrace, a rainbow in the background, the lantern-shaped cartouche inscribed with the title Haru no niji "Rainbow in spring", signed Chooro Kuniyoshi ga, censor's seal corresponding to 1836, published by Tsujiya Yasubei--very good impression and color, slightly toned along right edge, very minor soiling along bottom edge and a few random stains

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KUNIYOSHI: aiban uchiwa-e (22.7 x 30.3cm.); illustrating a woman eating eel on skewers on a terrace, a rainbow in the background, the lantern-shaped cartouche inscribed with the title Haru no niji "Rainbow in spring", signed Chooro Kuniyoshi ga, censor's seal corresponding to 1836, published by Tsujiya Yasubei--very good impression and color, slightly toned along right edge, very minor soiling along bottom edge and a few random stains

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Another image from the same set, entitled Yugasumi "Vesper haze", is illustrated in Suzuki Juzo, Kuniyoshi (Tokyo: Heibonsha, 1992), pl. 279; and Suzuki Juzo, Kunisada/Kuniyoshi/Eisen, Ukiyo-e taikei, vol. 10, (Tokyo: Shueisha, 1974), pl. 45.

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