Utagawa Kunisada (Japan, 1786-1864), Important RARE Original Woodblock 47 Ronin

Utagawa Kunisada (Japan, 1786-1864), Important RARE Original Woodblock 47 Ronin
Utagawa Kunisada (Japan, 1786-1864), Important RARE Original Woodblock 47 Ronin
Utagawa Kunisada (Japan, 1786-1864), Important RARE Original Woodblock 47 Ronin
Utagawa Kunisada (Japan, 1786-1864), Important RARE Original Woodblock 47 Ronin
Utagawa Kunisada (Japan, 1786-1864), Important RARE Original Woodblock 47 Ronin

Utagawa Kunisada (Japan, 1786-1864), Important RARE Original Woodblock 47 Ronin
"The Twelve Acts of the Forty-Seven Loyal Ronin". An excellent example of ukiyo-e work by one of Japan's most important Edo Period Artisans, Utagawa Kunisada. This is a very RARE original woodblock consisting of 5 panels (3 large and 2 small) mounted together as one.

It is titled by the characters marked on the back which roughly translate to. CONDITION : The woodblock is in very good condition with some w ear to edges. Folds with tears and wear. Overall, a great condition original woodblock for the age and could be hung and displayed as is as I would say its its in good to very good condition.

It measures total at 31 3/4" x 13 3/4". It will come loose by backed by a hard cardboard backing with shrink wrap over the front to protect it in transit and storage until you have had a chance to frame it. Edo Japanese artist who was probably the most prolific of all the painters and printmakers of the. ("pictures of the floating world") movement. He was particularly known for his erotically decadent portraits of women, executed with a powerful, free style. Kunisada also excelled at portraits of actors, which were frequently more original than those of his teacher Utagawa Toyokuni. His masterpiece is a series of illustrations for. A parody by Ryutei Tanehiko of.

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Utagawa Kunisada (Japan, 1786-1864), Important RARE Original Woodblock 47 Ronin