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  • Artist: Torii Kiyonaga
  • Title: Month of the Chrysanthemums
  • Date: 1795
  • Medium: Japanese Woodblock Print
  • Size: 7.5 x 10 inches
  • Series: The Five Festivals
  • Publisher: Eijudo
  • Signature: Kiyonaga ga

    Torii Kiyonaga (1752-1815) was a Japanese ukiyo-e artist of the Torii school. Originally Sekiguchi Shinsuke, the son of an Edo bookseller, he took on Torii Kiyonaga as an art name.

    Ukiyo-e woodblock print genre of art flourished in Japan from the 17th through 19th centuries. Its artists produced woodblock prints and paintings of such subjects as female beauties; kabuki actors and sumo wrestlers; scenes from history and folk tales; travel scenes and landscapes; flora and fauna; and erotica. The term ukiyo-e translates as "pictures of the floating world".

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  • Condition
    Very good color and impression, very light surface soiling
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    Torii Kiyonaga: Month of the Chrysanthemums

    Estimate $3,200 - $4,000Jan 29, 2017
    Starting Price $1
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