Yoshitaki Utagawa, Kabuki Play, Yamato Nishiki Asahi no Hataage, Traditional Theatre
Artist: Yoshitaki Utagawa (1841-1899)
Title: Kabuki Play, Yamato Nishiki Asahi no Hataage（大和錦朝日旗揚）
Publisher: Yaoya Zensuke
Size: (L) 25 x 17.5 (C) 24.9 x 17.9 (R)24.9 x 17.7 cm
Original Japanese woodblock print.
|Artist Name||Yoshitaki Utagawa|
|Title||Kabuki Play, Yamato Nishiki Asahi no Hataage|
|Subject||Kabuki Theatre, Kamigata-e/Osaka-e|
|Dimensions||(L) 25 x 17.5 (C) 24.9 x 17.9 (R)24.9 x 17.7 cm|
|Condition Report||Slightly trimmed.|
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.