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Antique Japanese Five Plate Woodblock by Kunisada

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Woodblock Prints: Pre 1920: Item # 1341665
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An Unusual framed Five Plate series of woodblock prints creating a large image (called a pentaptych). Original piece by one of the most famous Ukiyo-e woodblock artists, Utagawa Kunisada / Toyokuni III (1786-1865), with depiction of a large scene of men paddling boats with geishas and courtesans across a wide body of water to a far-off island. Calligraphy seals and signatures appear consistently throughout the image. Mounted in a large glass frame.

Edo Period (circa 1800's)

Size: (entire frame) 58.5" L x 20.5" H (artwork only) 48" L x 13.75" H