Kokunimasa Baido, The Peony Lantern, Ghost Story


Artist: Kokunimasa Baido (Active in Meiji)
Title: Kaidan Botan Doro
Publisher: Sawa Kyuro
Date: 1892
Size: (R) 34.8 x 23.7, (C) 34.8 x 25.1, (L) 34.7 x 24.0 cm

Original Japanese woodblock print.

Kokunimasa Utagawa

Eldest son of Utagawa Kunimasa IV. Studied with his father. Used the pseudonym Baido Kokunimasa from 1889 to 1896, but after 1891, he also used Kunimasa V as a signature. He is best known for prints of the Sino-Japanese and Russo-Japanese wars.

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Print FormatTriptych
ArtistKokunimasa Utagawa
SubjectKabuki Theatre
Dimensions(R) 34.8 x 23.7, (C) 34.8 x 25.1, (L) 34.7 x 24.0 cm
Condition ReportTrimmed, vertical folds, left panel is different impression, some rubbed surface on the left panel, a tear along the fold and loss on the edge on the centre panel, some stains from glue.