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Artist:Isoda Koryūsai (1735-1790)
Description: An untitled chuban showing two girls and a young komusō (mendicant monk), the girls trying with mirrors to establish the komusō's identity. They have placed a wrapped coin on the mirror to draw him closer.
Signed:Koryūsai ga, published in c. 1771.
Condition:Very good impression and condition, colours slightly faded, orange (beni) oxidized, full size. A rare and extremely playful print.
Price:€ 5600 SOLD
Reference:Illustrated in the Clarence Buckingham coll. Vol. 2, p. 203.