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Kuniyoshi Woodblock Print- Bijin Diver- Proverbs 1843 Rare SOLD

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Utagawa Kuniyoshi
Abalone diver resting on a rock with octopi nearby.
Date: ca 1843.
Series: No. 6 from Instructive Index of All Sorts of Proverbs (Tatoe-gusa oshie hayabiki).
Size: Oban. 14 x 9.75 inches.
Publisher: Arita-ya Seiemon.
Medium: Japanese woodblock print.
Condition: Fading. Trimming at top edge. Hard crease at right with notches at top and bottom. Soiling.
Note: This striking print of a diver braiding her hair contains a poem by Ryukatei Tanekazu.