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Thirty-six Enchanting Flowers - Secret Talk
"Enshoku Sanju-roku Kasen" (Thirty-six Enchanting Flowers) Two beauties are having a private conversation outside a fancy restaurant. Note the Toshidama seal pattern on the blue cloth hanging in the breeze.
An unusual Kunichika series designed in 1881. Each print pairs a poem by one of the Thirty-six Immortal Poets with well-known contemporary beauties, the "enchanting flowers" of the series title, involved in daily activities. These woodblocks offer a charming look at Meiji era life.
Publisher: Takekawa Seikichi.
Condition: Not backed, borders as shown, great color.