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Utagawa Kunisada and Utagawa Hiroshige II Ukiyo-E

Utagawa Kunisada and Utagawa Hiroshige II Ukiyo-E


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Paintings: Pre 1900: Item # 1216722

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Nishiki-e. Oban, tate-e (ca. 24,4 x 35,2 cm).

Mi Brigade, Third Group, Fudanotsuji-ura: Actor Arashi Rikan III as Kaga no Chiyo, from the series Flowers of Edo and Views of

Famous Places (Edo no hana meishô-e)

Japanese, Edo period, 1864 (Bunkyû /Genji 1), 2nd month

Artist Utagawa Kunisada I (Toyokuni III), Japanese, 1786–1864. Other artist Utagawa Hiroshige II (Shigenobu), Japanese, 1826–1869

Publisher Katôya Iwazô (Seibei), Japanese

Blockcutter Katada Chôjirô (Hori Chô)

Medium or Technique Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper

Classification Prints

Type Ukiyo-e print; kabuki; fûkei-ga (landscape/cityscape)

Signed Toyokuni ga, in toshidama cartouche (bottom right); Hiroshige hitsu (bottom left)

Marks Censor's seal: Rat 2 aratame

Blockcutter's mark: Katada Hori Chô

Note: The same woodblock print is exebited in the Boston Museum of Fine Art - please copy and paste http://www.mfa.org/collections/object/mi-brigade-third-group-fudanotsuji-ura-actor-arashi-rikan-iii-as-kaga-no-chiyo-from-the-series-flowers-of-edo-and-views-of-famous-places-edo-no-hana-meish-e-476501