Very good condition, backing, beautiful colors, see pictures.
Rare triptych of woodblock prints made in 1877 by the artist Utagawa Kunitoshi (歌川国利) to celebrate the birth of Prince Takenomiya Yukihito (建宮敬仁親王), depicted here while receiving his full uniform as a gift. On the right of the work, behind a curtain, the mother Yanagihara Naruko (柳原愛子), court lady, concubine of Emperor Meiji (明治天皇) and mother of the future Emperor Taisho (大正天皇), a circumstance the latter that makes her the last concubine in the history of Japan that gave birth to a reigning emperor.
The print, published by Shimizu Kahei (清水嘉兵衛)
Will be packed well and shipped insured.
in Aziatische en tribale kunst / Japanse kunst