Hiroshige (Yoko-e)
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Artist: Hiroshige (Yoko-e)
Date: 1831-1834
Size/Format: Oban Yoko-e, 15 by 10 inches approx
Description: The courtyard of a resthouse, in the centre of which a sago-palm is growing; on the left, guests being served with refreshments, and on the right, geisha dressing up for their performance. Most male travellers enjoyed staying at this station for here in the entertainment quarters they could find the friendliest hostesses of the entire trip. Dinners are being served by a waitress and geisha girls are doing their faces for the evening.
Series: Fifty-three Stations of The Tokaido
Publisher: Hoeido
Condition: Slight centre-fold otherwise fine
Impression: Fine
Price: (SOLD)

 

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