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Chapter 52: Gossamer Fly - Toyohara  Kunichika prints

Chapter 52: Gossamer Fly

By Toyohara Kunichika

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Chapter 52: Gossamer Fly - Toyohara  Kunichika print

Toyohara Kunichika
1884

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Date: 1884

Medium: woodcut/woodblock/ukiyo-e, woodblock

Edition size: n/a

Sheet size: 35.9 x 24.2 cm

Condition: excellent

Signature: signed

Price: $600 (excl. taxes)

Description:

From the series "Fifty-Four Modern Feelings (Matched with the Fifty-Four Chapters of Genji)," the date on the left-hand margin, on todoke Meiji - nen - getsu - nichi (respectfully reporting Meiji - year - month - day) followed by the address of the publisher, Hongin-cho, Ni-chome, Juni banchi (Hongin [Ginza] area, 2nd town, 12th district), his name, Takegawa Seikichi, and the carver's mark Hori Gin, ca. 1884

oban tate-e 35.9 x 24.2 cm.

Exhibited:
Madame Butterfly's World: Woodblock Prints of a Changing Japan, Fenimore Art Museum, Cooperstown, New York, June 21 - September 21, 2014

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