Lot: 39

91e vente aux enchères Tribal Art

Portrait d'une belle femme "bijin"

Utagawa Kunisada / Toyokuni III (1786-1865), Tokyo, Japon

Provenance Taille Prix d’appel / Prix d'Estimation
Herbert Egenolf and Elizabeth Danechild, Ukiyo-e Gallery, Düsseldorf / San Francisco, Germany / USA (1986) 2200 EUR
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colour woodblock print / paper, cartouche / stamp, sign. Toyokuni, m: 26 x 18 cm Kunisada was the most popular and successful draftsman of Japanese color woodblock prints of his time. According to the traditions of the Utagawa School, his main subject was the genre of "kabuki" illustrations and actor portraits. Much of his complete work is made up of "bijin" prints (pictures of beautiful women). Additionally: two erotic scenes "shunga", unknown artists, m: 19,5 x 26,5 cm / m: 11 x 15,5 cm