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Five Japanese Woodblock Prints:

Auction:
2528B
Lot:
94
Sold for:
$237$200

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Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - 2528B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
December 03, 2010 9:00AM

Description:

Five Japanese Woodblock Prints: including three actor prints by Toyokuni III, a print of a sumo wrestler by Kunisada and a sumi ink drawing of a scene from the life of the famous poetess and beauty Ono no Komachi of the Heian period, the drawing probably a study for a woodcut by an unknown artist of the 19th century.
Estimate $500-700

Keywords

Toyokuni III, actor, sumo wrestler, Kunisada, Printing, Printmaking, Relief printing, Toyokuni, Utagawa Kunisada II, Utagawa school, Utagawa Toyokuni II, Woodblock printing, Woodcut

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