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   250 Years of Japanese Prints and Illustrated Books

Gallery East

406 Hamilton Road
Perth 6166, W.A.

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Utawagwa KUNISADA (1786- 1864)


"A place to come to in the cool of the evening"

Three courtesans and two boys strolling across the Ryogoki Bashi bridge over the Sumida River on a breezy evening.

Signed Kunisada changing his name to Toyokuni

published by Joshu-ya Kinzo of Ikenohata, Nakacho , 4 March 1844


This triptych was presented to a Perth businessman in 1959 by Uchiyama Susumu owner of the prestigious Uchiyama Susumu Japanese Print Collection, documented in the book, On Uchiyama Susumu’s Collection by Narazaki Muneshige



original woodblock print, 35 x 75 cm

framed, Aus.$3300








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