Two ladies and a noble boy

Utagawa Kuniyoshi
1797 - 1861
Two ladies and a noble boy
367 x 244 mm

Signed: Ichiyusai Kuniyoshi ga

Seals of the censors Hama and Magome (used together in the years 1849-53)

Original drawing in sumi, touched in pink, on very thin paper as usual for the preparatory drawings of the prints (shita-e). Related to a vertical ôban print, part of a polyptych.