Chinese & Japanese Paintings, Prints & Screens Object Details

Tosa Style Surimono Japan, late 18th century

£575

Woodblock print, depicting two aristocratic lovers exchanging love poems to each other on either side of a sliding door.

Dimensions

17.5cm wide, 19.5cm high

Condition

The paper has discoloured and has faded. There is a hole in the paper on the centre left beside the stream.

Note

Surimono were privately commissioned and were not for public sale. They do not have publisher or censor marks and can depict scenes of a more private or romantic nature.

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