Diptych, Original woodblock print - Utagawa Kunisada (1786-1865) - Actors as Enshi of the Yamatoya and Shozan of the Kinokuniya - 1861
Original woodblock print - triptych - Utagawa Kunisada (1786-1865)
Utagawa Kunisada 歌 川 国 貞 ; also known as Utagawa Toyokuni III ( 三代 歌 川 豊 国 ); 1786 - 12 January 1865) was the most popular, productive and commercially successful designer of ukiyo-e woodblock prints in 19th century Japan.
In the middle and the right part of the triptych, 2 loose prints.
Middle part: Sawamura Tanasuke III in the role of Kinokuni-ya Shozan.
Right part: Iwai Kumesaburô III in the role of Yamatoy Tsubame ko.
The print is signed "Toyokuni-ga" in Toshidama cartouche.
Combined date-aratame stamp:
1861 ( Man’en 2/ Bunkyû 1 of 19/II) 4th month
Publisher: Izutsu-ya Shôkichi (井筒)
Block cutter: Hori Chô 彫長
Dimensions: 36.2 x 49.8 cm
Good condition - wrinkle marks - small, restored worm holes, see pictures.
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- Diptych, Original woodblock print
- Region/ Country of origin
- Artist/ Maker
- Utagawa Kunisada (1786-1865)
- Title of artwork
- Actors as Enshi of the Yamatoya and Shozan of the Kinokuniya
- Good condition, see description
- 36×50×0 cm