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The Courtesan Segawa of Matsuba-ya parading left with her two kamuro, Sasano, and Takeno, in front of the Green House which has blue noren with the mon of the house (matsu in a circle) in white reserve. 

Artist: Torii Kiyonaga (1752 - 1815)

Title: The Beauty Segawa

Date: 1782 c. (Edo Period)

Series: Models for Fashion. New Designs as Fresh as Young Leaves; (Hinagata Wakana Hatsu no Moyo)

Signed: Kiyonaga ga.

Publisher: Eijuhan

Format: Oban tate-e; Woodblock printed on paper; 


14 3/4'' x 10''


Very good condition, slightly toned, and trimmed on bottom.


Illustrated lot number 150, full page illustration in Vever part I, March 26th 1974.  Sold for 4,200 pounds in 1974; Which would be 56,000 pounds or 67,699 Dollars adjusted for inflation. 



Kiyonaga - The Beauty Segawa