Original woodblock print (2) - Utagawa Kunisada (1786-1865), Utagawa Yoshiiku (1833-1904) - 'Les courtisanes du nouveau Yoshiwara paradant sous des cerisiers la nuit' et Sawamura Tanosuke - 1861

Description
Original woodblock print (2) - Utagawa Kunisada (1786-1865), Utagawa Yoshiiku (1833-1904) - 'Les courtisanes du nouveau Yoshiwara paradant sous des cerisiers la nuit' et Sawamura Tanosuke - 1861
Fair condition, see description

Original woodblock prints (2) - Utagawa Kunisada and Utagawa Yoshiiku - "The courtesans of the new Yoshiwara parading under cherry trees at night"
and kabuki theatre actor Sawamura Tanosuke - 1861

Lot of two Japanese woodblock prints, original and signed.

The first print, on the left in the picture, is an

original Japanese woodblock print and signed by Utagawa Yoshiiku (1833 - 1904).

It is from 1860 and is part of the

"The courtesans of the new Yoshiwara parading under cherry trees at night" series.

There are wear marks on each of the print's corners except on the top left corner which
is lightly creased.

The second original and signed print has a light blue background and is by Kunisada Utagawa known as Toyokuni III (1786 - 1864).

It is part of a triptych which features kabuki circa 1858.

This print has pricking marks on the top and bottom right corners,

as well as one in the middle.

Size: 36 x 24 cm (oban) both prints.

Lot details
Total nr of items
2
Object
Original woodblock print
Material
Wood
Period
1861
Region/ Country of origin
Japan
Artist/ Maker
Utagawa Kunisada (1786-1865), Utagawa Yoshiiku (1833-1904)
Attribution
Signed by
Theme/ depiction
Geisha
Title of artwork
'Les courtisanes du nouveau Yoshiwara paradant sous des cerisiers la nuit' et Sawamura Tanosuke
Condition
Fair condition, see description
Dimensions
36×24×1 cm
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