Original amazing woodblock print by Utagawa Kuniteru I (Sadashige) - 'Snow (Yuki), from the series Snow (OR PRINCE GENJI IN A SNOWY DAY), Moon and Flowers (Setsugekka no uchi)"- 1847.
Two sheets of a triptych. See Museum of Fine Arts, Boston: https://collections.mfa.org/objects/461518
(First edition) has a marvelous delicate bokashi shading
First edition Edo period 1847–52 (Kôka 4–Kaei 5)
Signed Ichiyûsai Kuniteru ga 一雄斎国輝画
Publisher: Tsutaya Kichizô (Kôeidô) (Japanese)
Technique: wood block printing.
Dimensions: Medium size oban 38 x 50 cm Work Art
Description: Refined triptych of polychrome woodblock prints made between 1847 and 1852 by the artist Utagawa Kuniteru (歌川国輝) and depicting the prince Hikaru Genji (光源氏) who, during a snowy day, is warming himself by a ceramic stove and jokingly receives a rabbit made of snow as a gift from one of the women playing in the garden.
The work, entitled “Snow” (雪), is taken from the series “Setsugekka no uchi” (雪月花の内), or “Snow, Moon and Flowers”, produced by the publisher Tsutaya Kichizo (蔦屋吉蔵), owner of Koeido (紅英堂).
Condition: The precious prints on Japanese washi paper (和紙), despite obvious signs of aging and small imperfections on the margins, are in overall good condition. Margins trimmed. The central and right part (diptych) of three panel (Triptych)
Shipping by express courier, flat with track code.
- N.º total de artículos
- Impresión en madera
- Papel Washi
- 1847–52 (Kôka 4 – Kaei 5)
- Región / País de origen
- Artista / Creador
- Utagawa Sadahide (1807-1873)
- Título de la obra de arte
- Snow (Yuki)
- Estado muy bueno, ver descripción
- 380×500×1 mm