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Pillar Print- Courtesan and Attendant

Pillar Print- Courtesan and Attendant
by Kiyonaga Torii (1752-1815)

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Artist: Kiyonaga Torii (1752-1815) 鳥居清長
Title: Pillar Print- Courtesan and Attendant
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): Not Set
Format (this edition): Not Set
DB artwork code: 38402
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

Pillar Print: Courtesan and Attendant

Artist: Kiyonaga
Format: Hashira-e (Pillar Print): 27" x 4.5" approx

Subject: A courtesan with her young kamuro on parade on New Year's Day under a shimekazari. An elegant Kiyonaga design from his finest period. For other impressions of this great design see Hirano, and Pins 'The Pillar Print' page 238, #611.

Date: 1784

Condition: Very slightly trimmed (but less so than other illustrated examples). Horizontal fold (clean). Overall light wear. Several small thinned areas with a small adjacent holes. A little soiled. Minor marks and flaws. Generally moderately good state.

Colour: Good with some fading

Impression: Very good

Estimated Value: 」1500 - 」2500

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