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3282T Boston
September 9, 2019 12:00PM - September 16, 2019 7:00PMCalender
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Three Vertical Oban Diptych Woodblock Prints

 
Auction: Asian Works Of Art - 3282T Location: Boston Date / Time: September 09, 2019 12:00PM

Description:

Three Vertical Oban Diptych Woodblock Prints, Japan, each depicting a standing courtesan, two by Utagawa Kunisada (1786-1864), including one with Sanoki seal and one signed "Kochoro Kunisada" with a publisher's seal partially reading "Shijo"; and one by Keisai Eisen (1790-1848), with "kiwame" censor's seal, framed and glazed, sight sizes to 27 7/8 x 9 3/8 in.
Estimate $700-900

not examined out of frame, overall toning, fading, and discoloration, extensive foxing, multiple tears to two Kunisada particularly to upper parts.


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Keywords

Utagawa Kunisada, Female Ghost, Japanese art, Keisai Eisen, Kunisada, Utagawa, Utagawa Kunisada II, Visual arts, Japan, Artists