Lot 270: Author: Anonymous. Title: Second block of the Yoshiwara District. Place Published: (Japan). Date Published: c. early to mid 18th century. Description: 26x38 cm (10 1/415") benizuri (red, black, and green) print. A bright benizuri-e print (the earliest type of color print in Japan) showing five people in the Yoshiwara District (prostitution area of Edo). It may be unsigned because of censorship. Condition: Fine.
PBA Galleries' Rare Books & Manuscripts
Sunday, 1st November 2015
Write a response...