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Three bijin and a maidservant in conversation on the engawa

Three bijin and a maidservant in conversation on the engawa
by Kiyonaga Torii (1752-1815)

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Artist: Kiyonaga Torii (1752-1815) 鳥居清長
Title: Three bijin and a maidservant in conversation on the engawa
Series: 
Date 1st edition?Not set
Publisher 1st edition?Not Set
Publisher (this edition)?Not Set
Medium (1st edition): Woodblock
Medium (this edition): Woodblock
Format (1st edition): Oban
Format (this edition): Oban
DB artwork code: 38401
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

The Conversation

Artist: Kiyonaga
Format: Oban tate-e: 15.25" x10.25" approx

Subject: Three bijin and a maidservant in conversation on the engawa of a grand Edo house. The room behind them seen in unusual ukiy-e perspective, giving the print a three-dimensional quality. A fine and rare Kiyonaga.

Publisher: Nishimuraya Yohachi (Eijudo)

Date: c.1780's

Condition: Full size with margins. Horizontal fold-mark. Some wormage. Minor marks and flaws, but generally very good state for a print from this early period.

Colour: Very good with minor fading

Impression: Fine with gauffrage

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