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Six Woodblock Prints

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3132T
Lot:
1314
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Auction:
Discovery - 3132T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
September 12, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

Six Woodblock Prints, Japan, one by Kunisada depicting a warrior, Kawamasa edition, 14 x 7 1/2; two by Toyokuni depicting a kabuki actor, chuban tate-e; one unsigned, depicting a night scene with a courtesan, possibly a part of diptych or triptych, oban tate-e; and two by Hiroshige, from the series Fifty-three Stations of the Tokaido, later edition, oban yoko-e.

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Estimate $20-200

Kunisada trimmed, mild toning; night scene with a tear to top right corner, two Toyokuni with wear, abrasions, creases, and stains; two Hiroshige with mild toning and stain to margins.


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

Kawamasa, Hiroshige, Japanese art, Kabuki, Kunisada, Tōkaidō, Toyokuni, Ukiyo-e, Utagawa school, Utagawa Toyokuni, Visual arts, Japan

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