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Looking Itchy

Looking Itchy
by Yoshitoshi Tsukioka (1839-1892) Taiso

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Artist: Yoshitoshi Tsukioka (1839-1892) Taiso 月岡芳年
Title: Looking Itchy
Series: 32 Aspects of Customs & Manners of Women
Date 1st edition?Not set
Publisher 1st edition?Tsunashima Kamekichi
Publisher (this edition)?Tsunashima Kamekichi
Medium (1st edition): Woodblock
Medium (this edition): Woodblock
Format (1st edition): Oban
Format (this edition): Oban
DB artwork code: 38396
Notes (1st edition)?
Notes (this edition)?The following information was taken from the original web listing of this artwork. Often written by non-experts, there may be inaccuracies:

Tuesday, 13 September 2005

32 Aspects of Women: #16 Looking 'Itchy'

Artist: Yoshitoshi
Format: Oban tate-e: 14" x 9.5" approx

Subject: #16 A concubine from the Kaei era (1848/54) emerging with naked breasts from bedding overhung with mosquito nets. From the series, Thirty-two Aspects of Customs and Manners of Women, which we shall be auctioning in its entirety over the next few weeks.

Publisher: Tsunashima Kamekichi

Date: 1888

Condition: Very slightly trimmed. Laid down on album backing, as issued. Some minor offsetting on left and at base. Paper thinned at left edge. Minor soils, marks and flaws. Generally very good state.

Colour: Fine

Impression: Fine 1st edition with 3-color title cartouche. Stevenson illustrates a state with bokashi at the top edge, which this example lacks.

Other Notes: Subject illus. Full page color, Stevenson, p.86

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