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Ukiyoe Triptych of 4 People with Inro Visible

by Toyokuni III (Utagawa Kunisada)

Ukiyoe Triptych of 4 People with Inro Visible by Toyokuni III (Utagawa Kunisada)

Ukiyoe Triptych of 4 People with Inro Visible by Toyokuni III (Utagawa Kunisada)

Impressive, colour woodblock printed triptych showing a samurai and attendant as well as a lady and one other man as well as some beautiful morning glory flowers. The title of the triptych is, 'Edo Murasaki Azuma no Utsushie'. Although a netsuke is not visible, the samurai in the centre panel has an inro hanging from his kimono sash (obi) which is very unusual to see in a ukiyoe print.

 

Toyokuni III (Utagawa Kunisada). c1847-52.

 

each panel approx. 36 x 24.5cm.

 

In very good condition. Some wear at edges, minor age wear and creasing. Unbacked with nice bleedthrough. u29120025

Ukiyoe Triptych of 4 People with Inro Visible

Price: ¥110,000




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