London, South Kensington
13 June 2002
depicting the courtesan Hitofude of the Tamaya on her way to the first writing of the New Year, from the series 'Hisakataya Nakanocho no go'; Harunobu, a surimono depicting a gentleman standing on a shore beside a blossoming prunus tree; Kunisada, a surimono depicting two Kabuki actors, one yielding an axe, the details heightened in silver coloured powder; and a further depicting an attendant before gentlemen seated in an interior -- 8¼in. x 7¼in. (21cms x 18.5cms) max, (fading, light wear, one with faint foxing).
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