Japanese Woodblock Prints

Giant Carp in Wild Waves (Giclee)




Artist: Kunisada, Utagawa (1786-1865)

Dated: 1838

Size: 14.25” x 1620.25” (two separate prints, oban tate-e)


Condition: Good condition, strong colors.

Description:  Utagawa Kunisada (1786 – 1865) also known as Utagawa Toyokuni III) was the most popular and prolific designer of ukiyo-e woodblock prints in 19th-century Japan. In his own time, his reputation far exceeded that of his contemporaries, Hokusai, Hiroshige and Kuniyoshi.

A scene from the play “Kanetekikuoie no bakemono” performed at Nakamura-za (Kabuki theater) in Edo, 1838 during a Summer Holiday

Only the Unframed Museum Giclee Available