Nakamura Utaemon IV as the Fox Genkuro, circa 1835 - 1840

by Toyokuni III/Kunisada (1786 - 1864)

Current Status

Nakamura Utaemon IV as the Fox Genkuro, circa 1835 - 1840 by Toyokuni III/Kunisada (1786 - 1864)

Original Toyokuni III/Kunisada (1786 - 1864) Japanese Woodblock Print
Nakamura Utaemon IV as the Fox Genkuro, circa 1835 - 1840

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.

Special detail - Genkuro is a fox disguised as Minamoto no Yoshitsune's retainer Tadanobu in the play "Yoshitsune sembon zakura."

Artist - Toyokuni III/Kunisada (1786 - 1864)

Image Size - 14 1/8" x 9 1/2"

Condition - This print with good detail as shown. Small loss at corner, wormholes, repaired. Slight toning, soiling, and creasing, a few spots, diagonal fold across top. Please see photos for details.

Nakamura Utaemon IV as the Fox Genkuro, circa 1835 - 1840 by Toyokuni III/Kunisada (1786 - 1864)
Nakamura Utaemon IV as the Fox Genkuro, circa 1835 - 1840 by Toyokuni III/Kunisada (1786 - 1864)

Auction Rules and guidelines

This Auction Falls Under Our Standard Auction Rules and Guidelines

If you are a new bidder, please read the Rules and Guidelines page before bidding.