Toyonobu Utagawa, Lord Simizu, Warrior

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Artist: Toyonobu Utagawa (1859-1896)
Title: Lord Simizu Chozaemon Muneharu
Series: The New Biography of Toyotomi Hideyoshi
Publisher: Matsuki Heikichi
Date: 1883
Dimensions: (L) 23.7 x 35.2 (R) 23.4 x 34.5 cm

Original Japanese woodblock print.

Toyonobu Utagawa (1859 - 1896)


Toyonobu was one of the last heirs of the tradition of the Utagawa School. He was the grandson of Kunisada and the son of Kunihisa. His prints centre around the theme of warriors. One of his most successful series is ‘New Selection of the Biography of the Taiko’ (Hideyoshi Toyotomi). This series tell us the story of the ascension of Hideyoshi Toyotomi and his famous vassals.

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Print FormatDiptych
ArtistToyonobu Utagawa (1859 - 1896)
SubjectSamurai & Male
Size(L) 23.7 x 35.2 (R) 23.4 x 34.5 cm
Condition ReportSome small stains. Paper partially soiled.
SeriesNewly selected history of Toyotomi Hideyoshi::Toyonobu Utagawa