June 14th, 2013 - 08:51 PM
Courtesan Shiratsuyu of Wakana-ya 1791, the newest restoration, is reproduced in hi-resolution to ensure superior quality enlargements and available now in our '18th and 19th Century Japanese Prints' gallery ~ Featuring vintage Ukiyo-e images of Japan . . .
"Courtesan Shiratsuyu of Wakana-ya 1791" . . . Vintage Ukiyo-e print of the courtesan Shiratsuyu of Wakana-ya, wearing a richly colored kimono with checkered obi. She has many large hairpins, a comb and holds a long pipe. A page of the series, Wakana Hatsu Isho (New Clothes for Young Leaves). From an original 18th century (1791) woodcut, 'Wakanaya uchi Shiratsuyu' (Courtesan Shiratsuyu of Wakana-ya), by Eishi Hosoda. All Rights Reserved © 2012 padre art . . .
This fascinating portrait can be found ~ with many more examples of art from other times and places, all lovingly restored and available now ~ as designs for unique gift ideas in our online shop, 'Padre Art Prints' . . . Courtesan Shiratsuyu of Wakana-ya 1791