Original Toyokuni III/Kunisada (1786 - 1864) Japanese Woodblock Print
Scene from Yoshitsune Senbon-zakura, 1829
A Fuji Arts Special Offer Auction
Early Edo Woodblocks - Handsome design from a group of early Edo era woodblocks by 18th and 19th century master artists such as Hokusai, Eizan, Eisen, Toyokuni I, and others. This terrific selection of illustrations includes beauties, kabuki portraits, and scenes from everyday life, depicting traditional tales and novels, as well as the new "floating world," in wonderful detail. This is a terrific offering of classic, early designs, and a wonderful opportunity to add a work by a renowned ukiyo-e artist to any collection.
Special detail - From left, the actors are Fukumatsu as Emperor Antoku, Segawa Kikunojo V as Suke no Tsubone, and Nakamura Shikan II as Shin Chunagon Tomomori in the play "Yoshitsune Senbon-zakura" at the Nakamura Theater.
Artist - Toyokuni III/Kunisada (1786 - 1864)
Image Size - 14 3/4" x 20"
Condition - This print with excellent detail as shown. Two separate panels. Horizontal centerfold. Losses and thinning at edge, a few wormholes, stitching holes at one side of each panel. Soiling, rubbing, creasing, slight toning. Please see photos for details.