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Nine Utagawa School Woodblock Prints

Auction:
3132T
Lot:
1457
Sold for:
$308$250

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

Description:

Nine Utagawa School Woodblock Prints, Japan, five by Kunisada (Toyokuni III, 1786-1865), mostly depicting warrior figures, publishers Fujiokaya Hikotaro, one Kuninao (1793-1854); one Kuniyoshi (1798-1861); and two by Kunichika (1835-1900), publishers including Fujiokaya Hikotaro and Tsuta-Kichi Koeido, all oban tate-e, sizes to 14 3/8 x 9 3/4 in.

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Estimate $200-300

Kunisada, all either trimmed or partially trimmed, backed, some with water damage, repairs; Kuninao with severely toned and faded, tears, creases, losses, stained, backed; Kuniyoshi, partially backed, reparied tears; Kunichika partially backed, tears, looses of details, creases, color fading, all with severe toning, extensives wear and tear, trimmed, mostly backed.


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, Fujiokaya Hikotaro, Kichi Koeido, Japan, Japanese art, Japanese painting, Kunisada, Schools of ukiyo-e artists, Toyohara Kunichika, Toyokuni, Ukiyo-e, Utagawa, Utagawa school

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