Fukuroi

Method Woodblock (nishiki-e)
Artist Sadahiro
Published 1851
Dimensions Yatsugiri-ban (3.75 x 5 in)
Notes Signature: Sadahiro

A reduced copy of Utagawa Kunisada's Fukuroi: The Legend of Sakura-ga-ike from the series Tôkaidô gojûsan tsui: Fifty-three Pairings for the Tôkaidô Road. The series series was jointly designed by Hiroshige, Kunisada, and Kuniyoshi.

Sadahiro Utagawa (fl. 1825-75) is said to have studied under Kunisada Utagawa. Later he went to Osaka. His style is typical for the 'Osaka School' of printmakers with mostly kabuki actor scenes and portraits. According to Laurance P. Roberts Sadahiro Utagawa may be identical with Hirosada Utagawa.

Condition: Binding holes to left margin.
Framing mounted
Price £120.00
Stock ID 51248

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