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Lot 0190
  • Artist: Utagawa Yoshitaki
  • Subject: Diptych depicting kabuki theater scene
  • Date: c.1860’s
  • Size: Each chuban panel measures 7" x 10"
  • Medium: Japanese Woodblock Print
  • Condition Excellent color, impression, condition
  • Note: Finely printed with lacquer-like details.

    Utagawa Yoshitaki (1841-1899) was a Japanese artist who practiced in the ukiyo-e tradition. He was the leading printmaker of the Osaka School and his main subjects were kabuki actor and theater portraits. 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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    Utagawa Yoshitaki Woodblock Kabuki Theater Diptych

    Estimate $150 - $200Oct 1, 2017