Original woodblock print - Utagawa Kuniyoshi (1797-1861) - Shini-e (memorial portrait) of Kabuki actor in the role of a courtesan with a child attendant - 1847-52
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Utagawa Kuniyoshi was one of the last great masters of the Japanese ukiyo-e style of woodblock prints and painting. He was a member of the Utagawa school.
The range of Kuniyoshi's subjects included many genres: landscapes, beautiful women, Kabuki actors, cats, and mythical animals. He is known for depictions of the battles of legendary samurai heroes. His artwork incorporated aspects of Western representation in landscape painting and caricature.
Size : 37.2 × 24.5 cm
Good condition, trimmed, damage on lower right corner, wormhole, dirt, ※This is Japanese paper so tears easily.
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- Original woodblock print
- Region/ Country of origin
- Artist/ Maker
- Utagawa Kuniyoshi (1797-1861)
- Title of artwork
- Shini-e (memorial portrait) of Kabuki actor in the role of a courtesan with a child attendant
- Good condition, see description
- 245×375×0 mm