Original woodblock print - Utagawa Kunisada (1786-1865) - 'Celestial being and grass-cutter girl' - From the series "Magic Lantern Slides of Dance Plays" - Japan - 1857

Description
Original woodblock print - Utagawa Kunisada (1786-1865) - 'Celestial being and grass-cutter girl' - From the series "Magic Lantern Slides of Dance Plays" - Japan - 1857
Good condition, see description

Original woodblock print - Utagawa Kunisada (1786-1865) - 'Tennin' 天人 (Celestial being) - 'Kusakari musume' 草かり娘 (Grass-cutter girl) - From the series "Utsushi-e shosa no uchi" 写絵所作ノ内 (Magic Lantern Slides of Dance Plays) - Japan - 1857

Signed: Toyokuni ga

Dated: 1857

Publisher: Tsutaya Kichizo

Size: oban, 25 x 37 cm

Condition: minor damage and soiling, attached at the upper margin to a sheet of paper.

See Museum of Fine Arts, Boston: https://collections.mfa.org/objects/476300

Lot details
Object
Original woodblock print
Technique
Nishikie (brocade) polychrome woodblock printing
Material
Paper
Period
1857
Region/ Country of origin
Japan
Artist/ Maker
Utagawa Kunisada (1786-1865)
Title of artwork
'Celestial being and grass-cutter girl' - From the series "Magic Lantern Slides of Dance Plays"
Condition
Good condition, see description
Dimensions
37×25×0.1 cm
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