Kunisada III Utagawa, Kabuki Play, Kinkakuji
Artist: Kochoro / Utagawa Kunisada III (1848–1920)
Title: Kabuki play, Kinkakuji
Publisher: Katada Chojiro
Size: (L) 35.7 x 24.3 cm, (C) 35.7 x 23.4 cm, (R) 35.7 x 24.2 cm
Condition report: Slightly trimmed, light soiling and stains, some vertical folds on the margins, light misprint in some areas.
Kunisada III Utagawa
Utagawa Kunisada III was an ukiyo-e printmaker of the Utagawa school, specializing in yakusha-e (pictures of kabuki actors). He began studying under Utagawa Kunisada I at the age of 10, and continued under Kunisada II after their master's death. He originally signed his prints ‘Kunimasa’ or ‘Baido Kunimasa’. About 1889, he began signing his prints ‘Kunisada’, ‘Baido Kunisada’ or ‘Kochoro Kunisada’. By 1892, he was using ‘Hosai’, ‘Kochoro Hosai’, ‘Baido Hosai’, and ‘Utagawa Hosai’.
|Artist||Kunisada III Utagawa|
|Dimensions||(L) 35.7 x 24.3 cm, (C) 35.7 x 23.4 cm, (R) 35.7 x 24.2 cm|
|Condition Report||Slightly trimmed, light soiling and stains, some vertical folds on the margins, light misprint in some areas.|