21 September 2006
Isoda Koryusai (act. 1768-88)
An amorous couple
Woodcut, depicting a man and woman in bed making love, a large comb lies fallen beside the woman's pillow and a folding screen decorated with autumn grasses encloses the foot of the bed, unsigned--good impression, purple slightly faded, centerfold, soiled
oban yoko-e: 24.2 x 36.8cm.
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For another impression see Sotheby's, London, Highly Important Japanese Prints from the Henri Vever Collection: Final Part, 30 October 1997, lot 44.
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