Classic Fuji Arts | Switch to the New Fuji Arts Site!

Fuji Arts Japanese Prints
 Advanced Search
 Contact Us Help Register Login 
 
 
Home Meet Fuji Arts Tour Our Office Contact Us
Shop Fixed Price Shop Standard Auctions
Scene from Shiranui Monogatari, 1853 by Kuniyoshi (1797 - 1861)

Item Number: 875178

Mail this auction to a friend You must be signed in to add items to your watchlist
Auction Type: Standard Auction
Auction Category: Edo Era, 1603 - 1868
Item Number: 875178
 
Item Closed


Scene from Shiranui Monogatari, 1853 by Kuniyoshi (1797 - 1861)

Original Kuniyoshi (1797 - 1861) Japanese Woodblock Print
Scene from Shiranui Monogatari, 1853

Comments - Great kabuki scene from the play "Shiranui Monogatari" of three young fellows in the woods, watching as a trio of agitated men runs towards them. At top center, the samurai Aoyagi Harunosuke grins as he holds the blade of his sword between his hands, his sleeves tied back with a white sash. Below him, Yukioka Fuyujiro scowls as he grips his weapon with both hands. At lower right, Kagesawa Natsunojo reacts with alarm while above him, Otomo Keibu Soren emerges from the foliage holding a spear against his shoulder. From right, the actors are Bando Hikosaburo IV, Ichikawa Dannosuke V, Bando Shuka I, Bando Takesaburo I, Ichikawa Hirogoro I as Utsubo Yakuro, and unidentified actors as Kotetsu Tachizo and the servant Gansuke. Nice large expressive figures, beautifully detailed with a burnished floral pattern on Harunosuke's black kimono, and a burnished geometric pattern on Soren's black robe.

Artist - Kuniyoshi (1797 - 1861)
Image Size - 14 1/8" x 28 7/8"
Condition - This print with excellent detail as shown. Three separate panels. Slight separation at ends of vertical fold at side of one panel, a few small holes, repaired. Slight toning, soiling, and rubbing. Please see photos for details.


Scene from Shiranui Monogatari, 1853 by Kuniyoshi (1797 - 1861)

Scene from Shiranui Monogatari, 1853 by Kuniyoshi (1797 - 1861)

Auction Rules and Guidelines
This Auction Falls Under Our Standard Auction Rules and Guidelines
If you are a new bidder, please read the Rules and Guidelines page before bidding.
shipping info  |  privacy policy  |  help  |  contact
 
320 S. Main St., Suite B
Ann Arbor, MI 48104
734.994.3335
classic.fujiarts.com
© 2016 Fuji Arts. All Rights Reserved