Utagawa Kunisada, Miotsukushi (Genji Chapter 14)


Click on image to view more views

Product Description

Artist: Utagawa Kunisada I (Toyokuni III)(1786–1864),
Title: Chapter 14: Miotsukushi, from the series The modern collection of genji in colour prints (ima genji nishiki-e awase)
Multi-colour woodblock print (nishiki-e brocade print); ink and colour on paper
Vertical chûban; 24.6 x 17.8 cm
Edo period
, dated 1853
Publisher: Sanoya Kihei (Kikakudô)
Signed: Toyokuni ga, in toshidama cartouche
Censors’ seals: Hama, Magome. Date: Ox 1

A print from one of Kunisada’s most successful chuban series, generally in excellent condition. There is some light cropping to the edges, but the colours are fresh and clear, with fine blind printing. A good example.


Read More about Japanese Prints of the Utagawa School


There are no reviews yet.

Be the first to review “Utagawa Kunisada, Miotsukushi (Genji Chapter 14)”