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Utagawa Kunisada (Toyokuni III)
Original Japanese woodblock print

19th century

$1,077.70

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Utagawa Kunisada (1786 – 1865), also known as Utagawa Toyokuni III Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper Edo period 1857 (Ansei 4), 3rd month signed: Toyokuni ga, in toshidama cartouche (on each sheet) Actors Ichikawa Kodanji IV as Inaba Kôzô (right), Onoe Kakunosuke I as Midori, and Onoe Kikugorô I as Matsuyama (left) 35 x 23.5cm each sheet These are original Nishiki-e prints, realized in the 19th Century by the Japanese master Utagawa Kunisada. They depict actors out of a traditional Kabuki theater piece that was popular in Edo Japan. Utagawa Kunisada (1786 – 1865) was the most popular, prolific and commercially successful designer of ukiyo-e woodblock prints in 19th-century Japan. In his own time, his reputation far exceeded that of his contemporaries, Hokusai, Hiroshige and Kuniyoshi.

Details

  • Creator
    Utagawa Kunisada (Toyokuni III) (1786-1864, Japanese)
  • Creation Year
    19th century
  • Dimensions
    Height: 13.78 in. (35 cm)Width: 9.26 in. (23.5 cm)
  • Medium
  • Movement & Style
  • Period
  • Condition
    Minor trimming. Very fresh colors. No signs of previous framing.
  • Gallery Location
    Antwerp, BE
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU151227808092

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    Ships From: Antwerp, Belgium
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