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[ Oiran Lady ] Cultured Prostitute. Drawn in 1864
Reference Number
SP-20020
Title
" Oiran Lady " Cultured Prostitute, Drawn in 1864
Painter
Osanaga
Signature & Seal
Only Seal
Part of Painting
Japanese Paper, 95.5 x 29.5 cm ( 37.6 x 11.6 inches )
Mounting
Japanese Paper, 158 x 37 cm ( 62.2 x 14.6 inches )
Roller End Material
Wood (Lacuqered)
Box
No Box
Description
This scroll was drawn around June of 1864.
The last years of the reign of the Tokugawa Shogunate (= the Edo period, 1603 - 1868).
There are tears and small holes at the top part of the mounting.
Some spots, stains and folds are recognized.
As a whole, the condition of this scroll is so-so.
The motif is a Oiran lady, highly sophisticated and cultured Japanese prostitute.
She has a servant girl and an umbrella holder in tow.
Price
$98
Yujo (Oiran) Lady, Servant Girl & Umbrella Holder
Stamp of the Painter
Seal
Roller End (Lacquered with Urushi)
Roller End
Oiran, Most Sophisticated & Cultured Japanese Prostitute
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