KUNIYOSHI UTAGAWA Japanese Woodblock Print Reprint NOZARASHI GOSUKE UKIYOE JAPAN. Picture frame is not included. It is a masterpiece of “Kuniyoshi with Mushae” depicting Gosuke, a hero who appears in a yomihon by Kyoden SANTO. The figure with his hand on the sword and glared at him is full of powerful movement that seems to start moving at any moment. This is an original design by Gosuke Nozarashi, who is said to have worn a kimono with a Nozarashi (a spoonful left in the field) pattern, in this picture the skull pattern is made of a cat. 37.2 × 25.5 cm. Explanation in Japanese and English. Kuniyoshi Utagawa was an ukiyo-e artist who was active at the end of the Edo period. Because of his unique style, he is called “fantasy painter” and has recently been gaining popularity among a wide range of people. In the rankings of Ukiyoe artists at that time, Hiroshige, a Ukiyoe landscape painter, was named Kuniyoshi, a Mushae painter. His works full of rebellious and satirical spirit were overwhelmingly supported by people at that time, and many disciples gathered to form the largest faction of Ukiyoe artists. The genealogy includes Japanese painters in the Showa period. International Buyers – Please Note. The item “KUNIYOSHI UTAGAWA Japanese Woodblock Print Reprint NOZARASHI GOSUKE UKIYOE JAPAN” is in sale since Sunday, February 9, 2020. This item is in the category “Antiques\Asian Antiques\Japan\Prints”. The seller is “psychedelic0327″ and is located in gifu. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Type: Paintings
- Region of Origin: Japan
- Featured Refinements: Japanese Woodblock Print
- Color: Multi-Color
- Primary Material: Washi Paper
- Original/Reproduction: Vintage Original