KUNIYOSHI UTAGAWA Japanese Woodblock Print Reprint HYAKUMONOGATARI UKIYOE JAPAN. Picture frame is not included. The goldfish-themed series is an ukiyo-e series in which creatures in the water, including goldfish, are personified and interestingly drawn. It is a caricature that Kuniyoshi was good at. Hyakumonogatari is a gathering of ghost stories that became popular in Edo. One hundred candles are lit on the fire, and each time a ghost story ends, the fire is extinguished. It was said that when the last light went out, a monster appeared from the darkness. This picture depicts the moment when the last story is over and the monster cat appears. 25.7 × 18.4 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 HYAKUMONOGATARI 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