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  • Artist: Utagawa Kunisada
  • Subject: Chapter 8. Suetsumaho na (The Safflower)
  • Series: Ima Genji nishiki-e awase (Modern collection of Genji in color prints)
  • Date: 1852
  • Medium: Japanese Woodblock Print
  • Size: 7 x 9.8 inches

    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
    Fine, early impression, very good color; album backing
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    Utagawa Kunisada: The Safflower, 1852

    Estimate $100 - $150Dec 18, 2016
    Starting Price $1
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