KF005 (Click on image to enlarge)
Utagawa Kuniyoshi
[1797-1861]

More frequently associated with violently bloody Warrior Prints, Kuniyoshi was the precocious student of Toyokuni I, from whom he received his name. In this “Bijin” print, Beautiful Person, what could possibly be a Satsuki Azalea, is depicted, almost incidentally, off to the side, again in an extraordinarily deep round and contrastingly blue colored pot.
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