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UTAGAWA KUNIYOSHI

歌川国芳

うたがわ.くによし

1797-1861

Title: Spring View of the Sumida River

Sumidagawa no shunkei

隅田川の春景

Subject: Three beautiful women disembarking onto a dock

Publisher: Sawa-ya Kōkichi

(Marks #460 - seal #21-089

Date: Ca. 1850-51

Censors' seals: Mera and Murata

 Sizes:

Signed: Ichiyūsai Kuniyoshi ga

Artist seal (in red): Paulownia

Condition:

There is another copy of this triptych on loan from the collection of Professor R. Miller to the British Museum.

The National Diet Library owns a fresh copy of the whole triptych.

Ritsumeikan University also owns a copy.

The  Kitakyushū Municipal Museum of Art owns a fresh copy of this triptych. It is illustrated in color in

Ukiyoe Museums in Japan, vol. 6, pp. 88-89.

There is also another copy of this triptych in the Ishibi Prefectural Museum.

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Below are the individual prints

displayed separately for better viewing.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The center print -

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Left panel -

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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