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UTAGAWA KUNIYOSHI (1797-1861)
PROPERTY FROM THE SPRINGFIELD MUSEUMS, SOLD TO SUPPORT ART ACQUISITIONS AND COLLECTIONS CARE
UTAGAWA KUNIYOSHI (1797-1861)

Octopus on a rock

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UTAGAWA KUNIYOSHI (1797-1861)
Octopus on a rock
Woodblock print, signed Ichiyusai Kuniyoshi ga, published by Tsujiokaya Bunsuke (Kinshodo), circa 1837
Vertical chutanzaku: 14 5/8 x 4 7/8 in. (37.1 x 12.4 cm.)
Provenance
Raymond A. Bidwell (1876-1954), Springfield, Massachusetts
Literature
The Raymond A. Bidwell Collection of Prints by Utagawa Kuniyoshi (Massachusetts: The Raymond A. Bidwell and Bertha U. Bidwell Fund, 1968), pl. 48.
Exhibited
“Ukiyo-e from The Museum of Fine Arts, Springfield, MA”, exh. cat. p. 114, no. 80, exhibited at the following venues:
Itabashi Art Museum, Tokyo, 4 June-3 July, 1994
Otani Memorial Art Museum, Nishinomiya City, Hyogo Prefecture, 16 July-21 August, 1994
Yokkaichi Municipal Museum, Mie Prefecture, 1 September-4 October, 1994
“Utagawa Kuniyoshi”, Springfield Museum of Fine Arts, Springfield, Massachusetts, 1980, exh. cat. pl. 67
“Exhibition of Ukiyo-e by Utagawa Kuniyoshi”, Riccar Art Museum, Tokyo, 23 November-24 December, 1978, exh. cat. pl. 221

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