Utagawa Kuniyoshi

Artwork

Kingoro and Osan; Rabbit, 1852
Utagawa Kuniyoshi

Kingoro and Osan; Rabbit, 1852

Color Woodcut

14 x 9.75 in

$2,400.00

Tokijiro, Midori, and Katsumi, 1851
Utagawa Kuniyoshi

Tokijiro, Midori, and Katsumi, 1851

Color Woodcut, Japanese

13.75 x 9.75 in

$1,850.00

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Utagawa Kuniyoshi
Utagawa Kuniyoshi (?? ??, January 1, 1798 – April 14, 1861) was one of the last great masters of the Japanese ukiyo-e style of woodblock prints and painting. He was a member of the Utagawa school. The range of Kuniyoshi's subjects included many genres: landscapes, beautiful women, Kabuki actors, cats, and mythical animals. He is known for depictions of the battles of legendary samurai heroes. His artwork incorporated aspects of Western representation in landscape painting and caricature.
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