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Chikanobu - Eastern Brocades: #43 Courtesan Jigoku (Hell Courtesan)
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Chikanobu - Eastern Brocades: #43 Courtesan Jigoku (Hell Courtesan)

$ 300.00

Chikanobu (1838-1912)

Series: Eastern Brocades, Day and Night Compared

Scene: #43 Courtesan Jigoku (Azuma nishiki chūya kurabe: Jigoku dayū

Publisher: Kobayashi Tetsujirō

Date:  April 1886

Size: 13 1/2  x 9 3/8"

Japanese woodblock print

Hell courtesan exchanged poems with the zen monk Ikkyu (1394-1481)

Inset: Ikkyu vomiting fish

Fine color and impression, no backing, trimming, movement of red into white areas

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