Kunimori II (c. 1827 - 1899)

Beauty with Koto

Medium: Woodblock Print
Date: c. 1844
Size (H x W): 14.5 x 10 (inches)
Publisher: Maruya Jinpachi
Seals: Mera (censor seal)
Signature: Kochoen Shunsho ga
Condition: Very good color and impression, paper damaged on sides, staining, soiling and wear, partially backed. One sheet of triptych


About the artist

Kunimori II was an 19th-century ukiyo-e artist. Active in Edo between the 1840s and 1860s, Kunimori II was a member of the Utagawa school and a student of Toyokuni III. Kunimori also used the names "Shunsho" and "Kochoen."He is known for his illustrations and his bijin-ga (pictures of beautiful women).