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'The Beauty Shinobu'

This lovely woodblock depicts the beauty Shinobu writing a love letter. It is a classic image of a Courtesan. This print was first introduced c1790. This edition dates to c1920, a postcard-format produced for the booming tourist industry. It is in excellent original condition. The woodblock measures 5.5" x 3.5".  It is in a black frame, 7" x 5".            PS27/5242   $75.00

Kitagawa Utamaro (1750-1806) 'The Beauty Shinobu'

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