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Choose from 5 pictures in our Utagawa Sadakage collection for your Wall Art or Photo Gift. Popular choices include Framed Prints, Canvas Prints, Posters and Jigsaw Puzzles. All professionally made for quick delivery.


Couortisane prepares night Evening glow first time Featured Utagawa Sadakage Print

Couortisane prepares night Evening glow first time

Couortisane prepares for the night Evening glow for the first time the bed is spread Shikizome no sekisho (title on object) Eight faces of the courtesan quarter (series title) Kuruwa hakkei (series title on object A courtesan takes off her purple handwarmers by candlelight, in preparation for the night. With one poem. The concept of 'Eight faces' stems from Chinese poetry, after which it was taken over by Chinese painting, and then the Japanese. It was one of the first themes used in Japanese print art, combining it with famous places around Lake Biwa in the province of Omi (Eight views of Omi), or for example the capital Edo (Eight views of the Eastern capital). It is also frequently used in other compositions, such as the various parts of the day, generally depicted in combination with fashion-conscious ladies., Utagawa Sadakage (mentioned on object), Japan, 1832, paper, colour woodcut, h 209 mm ? w 184 mm

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