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Utagawa YOSHIKAZU (1848–1870)

Signature: Yoshikazu ga Publisher: Aritaya Seiemon (1830s – 1862) Condition: good impression, some fading, some thinned areas A Beauty carries a decorative Branch which has a "Okame (or Otafuki)" mask. Okame is the goddess of happiness. The branch signifies happiness. Original Japanese Woodblock Print, Size: Vertical Oban Diptych (upper sheet 35,1 x 24,7, lower sheet 33 x 24,6 cm)
Utagawa YOSHIKAZU Beauty carrying a Branch with an Okame Mask