Toyohara Chikanobu, "Tokugawa Ladies, Kimono Fitting"
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A lady of the court is putting the finishing touches on her kimono with the help of her attendants. This triptych by Chikanobu has rich, vivid colors, and the background is lightly printed with crests.
Series: Tokugawa Court Ladies
Size: Oban Triptych
Condition: Backed, light toning, otherwise very good color and condition
Custom matting available for triptych prints. Sizes will be determined for best presentation in consultation with customer - overall size range will be 20" - 22" (height) X 38" - 40" (width). Note that additional shipping charges apply (sorry, no international shipping available for matted triptychs).
Toyohara Chikanobu (1838-1912) was one of the Meiji-period’s most prolific and well-known master woodblock printmakers, particularly in the genre of beautiful women prints (bijin-ga). His woodblock prints exemplify the skill and craftsmanship of woodblock printmaking following height of ukiyo-e in the Edo period.