Original woodblock print - Utagawa Kuniyoshi (1797-1861) - 'Suzumushi: Fukuoka Mitsugi' - From the series "Genji kumo ukiyo-e awase" 源氏雲浮世画合 (Genji Clouds Matched with Ukiyo-e Pictures) - Japan - circa 1845-46 (Kôka 2-3)
Suzumushi. Fukuoka Mitsugi defends himself against three opponents
and slashes a paper lamp into two pieces.
From the series: Genji kumo ukiyoye awase.
38th print from a series of 54+6.
Most likely portrayed by Nakamura Utayemon lV in the Nakamura theatre in the winter of 1844.
Paper size: 364 x 250 Image size: 350 x 230
Publisher: Ise-ya Ichibei, dated circa 1845-46.
On the roll above the performance the title with a poem.
In acceptable condition. Good lines but faded colours.
Restorations on all corners, which is why there's tape against it.
For viewing: British Museum and Museum of Fine Arts in Boston (see https://collections.mfa.org/objects/461210)
Good and sturdy packaging, registered and insured shipping.
- Xilografia originale
- Stampa a blocchi di legno policroma Nishiki-e (broccato)
- 1845-46 circa (Kôka 2-3)
- Regione/ Paese d'origine
- Utagawa Kuniyoshi (1797-1861)
- guerriero Fukuoka Mitsugi
- Porcellane decorative
- Titolo dell'opera
- 'Suzumushi: Fukuoka Mitsugi' - From the series "Genji Clouds Matched with Ukiyo-e Pictures"
- In discrete condizioni (restaurato), vedi descrizione
- 364×250×0 mm