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Fourteen Assorted Woodblock Prints

Auction:
2957T
Lot:
1600
Sold for:
$738$600

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Auction:
Discovery - 2957T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
November 10, 2016 10:00AM

Description:

Fourteen Assorted Woodblock Prints, Japan, eleven by Utagawa school artists including Kunisada (Toyokuni III, 1786-1865) and by Kuniyoshi (1797-1861), backed to cardboard, mostly depicting beauties, all tate-e; one Yokohama-e; one by Ikkei Shosai (active during Meiji period) from Thirty-six Places in Tokyo; and one by Yoshitaki (1841-1899), mostly oban tate-e, sizes to 14 1/4 x 10 1/4 in.

Two Centuries of Japanese Prints.
Estimate $1,200-1,800

overall toning, some backed, stains, creases, some with wear and tear along edges.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Toyokuni III, Japanese art, Kunisada, Schools of ukiyo-e artists, Toyokuni, Ukiyo-e, Utagawa, Utagawa Kunisada II, Utagawa school, Visual arts, Yokohama-e, Tokyo, Japan

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