Toyonobu Utagawa, Toyotomi Hideyoshi Hunting in the Snow


Artist: Toyonobu Utagawa (1859-1896)
Title: Hideyoshi and his retainer enjoying a hunt in the snow
Series: The New Biography of Toyotomi Hideyoshi
Publisher: Matsuki Heikichi
Date: 1883
Size: 23.6 x 35.6 cm (L) 23.5 x 35.6 cm (R)

Original Japanese woodblock print.

Toyonobu Utagawa

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
SubjectSamurai & Male, Landscapes
Dimensions23.6 x 35.6 cm (L) 23.5 x 35.6 cm (R)
Condition ReportPinholes and diagonal crease on right print, soiling on left print.