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Antique Japanese Ukiyo-e Woodblock Print - Toyokuni III

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Woodblock Prints: Pre 1900: Item # 1253228
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Antique ukiyo-e style woodblock print by artist Utagawa Kunisada, also known as Utagawa Toyokuni III (1786-1865), of a samurai warrior blocking the strike of another warrior's sword with his own. He has very detailed undergarments in mesh-patterned blue with light pink flowers, a black and white robe with jagged designs and red trim with a blue obi, and a red headband, with his hair styled in a traditional chonmage. Set behind glass and framed, part of the 47 Ronin series "Stories of the Faithful Samurai" circa 1864 at the artist's age of 79, censor seal "aratame". Size: (entire frame) 22.25" height, 17.25" width (artwork only) 14.25" height, 9.75" width