Yûkun, Genna koro fujin

Toshikata Mizuno

A beautiful print from the series "Sanju Roku kasen" (Thirty-six Selected Beauties). Courtesan with letter and attendant at paper screen.: Woman of the Genna Era [1615-24] (Yûkun, Genna koro fujin)

Toshikata Mizuno studied with Taiso Yoshitoshi from the early age of 13, later Japanese style painting with Watanabe Shotei. At the age of 20 he became a porcelain painter. He later worked as an illustrator and print maker. 

Date: 1893.

Publisher: Akiyama Buemon.

Condition: Very good color and impression, not backed, margins as shown, tear at bottom right, embossing.