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Eight Woodblock Prints

Auction:
3132T
Lot:
1334
Sold for:
$492$400

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

Description:

Eight Woodblock Prints, Japan, one by Tsukioka Yoshitoshi (1839-1892), 1886, publisher Kobayashi Tetsujiro; and seven by Utagawa Kunisada (1786-1865) including two from the series Scenes of Famous Places along the Tokaido Road Numazu, 1863, publisher Iseya Kanekichi and Hara, publisher Kinjiro, and five others depicting legendary figures and actors, all oban tate-e sizes to 14 1/2 x 9 3/4 in.

Asian Art Online
Estimate $200-300

Yoshitoshi with creases, stains, abrasion, and repair, Kunisada Tokaido wear and tear, toning, abrasions; most of others trimmed, toned with some tears, creases, taping residues to some.


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

Japan, Japanese art, Japanese painting, Kunisada, Tōkaidō, Ukiyo-e, Utagawa, Yoshitoshi

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