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UTAGAWA TOYOKUNI III

三代川豊国

さんだい.うたがわ.とよくに

1786-1865

Series Title: Stories of Loyal Women Past and Present

Kokon Meifu den

古今名婦傳

ここんめいふでん

 Subject Title: The Maid Ohatsu
 下女お初

Scene: Ohatsu wiping Onoe's blood from her sword

Crepe print

"Chirimen gami-e"

縮緬紙 or ちりめんがみえ

Print Size: 11 1/4" x 7 7/8"

Mat Size: 20" x 16"

Date: 1859, 11th Month

Ansei 6

安政6

Publisher: Uoya Eikichi

魚屋栄吉

うおや.えいきち

Carver: Yokogawa Takejirō

横川竹二郎

よこかわ.たけじろう

 Illustrated on-line at the Nara University of Education.

The example shown there is the full oban sized one.

There is also a copy in the collection of Ritsumeikan University.

$145.00

SOLD!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The running script in the upper left

of this print issigned by Baisotei Gengyo

(梅素亭玄魚 or ばいそていげんぎょ)

who was both an author and artist.

See one of our prints by him as

Miyagi Gengyo.

 

 

 

 

 

 Signature Cartouche: Toyokuni ga

 

Date Seal:

1859

11th Month

 

 

 

 

 

 

Carver's Seal:

Yokogawa Takejirō

 

 

Publisher: Uoya Eikichi

 

 

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