Yoshitaki Utagawa, Kabuki Play, Takara Zukushi Monbi no Irodori
Artist: Yoshitaki Utagawa (1841-1899)
Title: Kabuki Play, Takara Zukushi Monbi no Irodori（七宝紋日彩）
Publisher: Yaoya Zensuke
Size: (L)25 x 17.7 (C)25 x 18 (R) 24.9 x 18 cm
Original Japanese woodblock print.
|Artist Name||Yoshitaki Utagawa|
|Title||Kabuki Play, Takara Zukushi Monbi no Irodori|
|Subject||Kabuki Theatre, Kamigata-e/Osaka-e|
|Dimensions||(L)25 x 17.7 (C)25 x 18 (R) 24.9 x 18 cm|
|Condition Report||Slightly trimmed, pinholes, light tear on the centre panel.|
As a printmaker, Yoshitaki worked both in Edo and Osaka. Yoshitaki was the most prolific designer of woodblock prints in Osaka from the 1860s to the 1880s, producing more than 1,200 different prints, almost all of kabuki actors.