by Toyokuni III/Kunisada (1786 - 1864)
A Fuji Arts Special Offer Auction
Early Edo Woodblocks - Handsome design from a group of early Edo era woodblocks by 18th and 19th century master artists such as Hokusai, Eizan, Eisen, Toyokuni I, and others. This terrific selection of illustrations includes beauties, kabuki portraits, and scenes from everyday life, depicting traditional tales and novels, as well as the new "floating world," in wonderful detail. This is a terrific offering of classic, early designs, and a wonderful opportunity to add a work by a renowned ukiyo-e artist to any collection.
Segawa Kikunojo V as a Young Lover Gone Crazy, 1821 - This portrait is from a series of seven prints depicting Segawa Kikunojo V in seven dance roles in the hengemono "Azuma Gigu Yayoi no Hinagata" performed at the Nakamuraza in 1821. A hengemono is a dance featuring the same actor in multiple roles.
Artist - Toyokuni III/Kunisada (1786 - 1864)
Image Size - 15" x 10 1/4" + top margin as shown
Condition - This print with excellent detail as shown. Stitching holes at side, a few wormholes, repaired. Slight toning and soiling, a few creases. Please see photos for details.
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