Giant Carp in Wild Waves
Artist: Kunisada, Utagawa (1786-1865)
Size: 14.25” x 1620.25” (two separate prints, oban tate-e)
Condition: Museum quality giclee on washi paper
Description: A scene from the play “Kanetekikuoie no bakemono” performed at Nakamura-za (Kabuki theater) in Edo, 1838 during a Summer Holiday
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.
Only the Unframed Museum Quality Giclee on Washi Paper Available
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