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    Sale 2266

    Japanese and Korean Art

    17 March 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 78

    Utagawa Kunisada (1786-1865)
    Utagawa Kuniyoshi (1797-1861)

    Utagawa Kunisada (1786-1865)

    Price Realised  

    Utagawa Kunisada (1786-1865)
    Utagawa Kuniyoshi (1797-1861)
    Album of triptychs, diptychs and single sheets: Onoe Tamizo as Rokurokubi Otsuru (right sheet), Bando Hikosaburo as Ryoshi Amizo (middle sheet), Onoe Tamizo from Osaka as Nitta Matsujiro (and quick change role as Rokurokubi Otsuru) (left sheet), triptych, signed Ichiyusai Kuniyoshi ga, published by Yamaguchiya Tobei; and 110 additional prints depicting actors in theatrical performances, variously signed and published--generally very good impressions and color, soiled, stained, creased, rubbed, triptychs mounted incorrectly, prints and covers detached
    oban tate-e: 37.5 x 25.5cm., each approx. (113)


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