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Lot 0141 Details

  • Artist: Utagawa Kunisada
  • Subject: An Evening Concert, Prince Genji Playing a Koto
  • Publisher: Mikawaya Tetsugoro (or Kawaguchiya Uhei)
  • Medium: Japanese Woodblock Print
  • Year: 1852
  • Censors' seals: Kinugasa, Murata, Rat 12 No blockcutter's mark

    Utagawa Kunisada (1786-1864) (Toyokuni III) was the most popular, prolific, and financially successful designer of ukiyo-e woodblock prints in 19th-century Japan. The term ukiyo-e translates to "pictures of the floating world" and refers to a genre of Japanese art with a wide span of imagery such as kabuki actors, folk tales, landscapes, and even erotica. This movement was critical in forming the Western perception of Japanese art.

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  • Condition
    Framed and under glass, not researched out of frame.
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    Utagawa Kunisada: Prince Genji Triptych 1852

    Estimate $50 - $150Dec 18, 2016
    Starting Price $1
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