This woodblock triptych print depicts two Courtesans and a man on a walking bridge, under a full moon, and lantern light. They are enjoying a garden stroll. This triptych was published c1847-1852, a lifetime strike. It measures 28.5" edge to edge across the three prints by 13.75" high, each sheet measures 9.5" wide by 13.75" high. It bears Toyokuni's seal, along with the Fujiokaya Keijirô (Shôrindô) publisher seals and the censor seals of the period. As with most triptychs of the period, there are no margins. This print is in good condition for its age. There are some issues, including a small wormhole on the first print in the publisher's seal, and a stab hole, and paper thinning in the margin below the wormhole. There is a small wormhole in the middle sheet on the lower left side, and a larger hole in the lower right of the third sheet. The triptych has generalized toning and soiling, but the paper is quite supple. The photos show the aforementioned issues. Given that it is an original edition of the period, it is in pretty good shape and actually presents well, the issues noted are certainly worthy of restoration. P208
Utagawa Kunisada/Toyokuni III (1786-1865) Crossing a Bridge in a Moonlit Garden
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