Couple and Children, 1847 - 1852

by Toyokuni III/Kunisada (1786 - 1864)

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Couple and Children, 1847 - 1852 by Toyokuni III/Kunisada (1786 - 1864)

Original Toyokuni III/Kunisada (1786 - 1864) Japanese Woodblock Print
Couple and Children, 1847 - 1852

From an untitled series of horizontal oban kabuki prints

Horizontal Oban Kabuki Prints by Toyokuni III - Handsome design from an untitled series of horizontal kabuki prints by Toyokuni III dating from 1847 - 1852. The horizontal oban format is an interesting departure from the more commonly seen vertical oban actor prints, allowing Toyokuni III to create detailed settings for the characters. These images provide a nice context for the interaction between the figures. Some prints feature deluxe publishing treatments such as burnishing or embossing. An interesting complement to Toyokuni III's more well-known vertical kabuki designs.

Artist - Toyokuni III/Kunisada (1786 - 1864)

Image Size - 9 1/8" x 13 1/2"

Condition - This print with excellent detail as shown. Vertical centerfold. A few small wormholes, repaired. Slight toning and soiling, a few creases. Please see photos for details.

Couple and Children, 1847 - 1852 by Toyokuni III/Kunisada (1786 - 1864)
Couple and Children, 1847 - 1852 by Toyokuni III/Kunisada (1786 - 1864)

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