Ukiyo-e Print

By: Fusatane, Utagawa

Price: $150.00

Quantity: 1 available


Series/Title: [Unidentified.] Artist: Utagawa Fusatane, active 1854-1888. Signature: in Toshidama cartouche, Fusatane gwa. Date given: 1860/Ansei 7, month iii intercalary. Seal: Combined date-aratame censor seal. Publisher: Kiya Sojiro. Size: WxH 10" x 14.25" (25.5 x 36 cm.) oban tate-e. Carver: Seal present but unidentified. Condition: Near excellent color, although uniformly faded to a moderate degree. Very good impression and state. An early pull with fairly crisp lines, before the blocks were much worn. With full upper and left-side margins. Has been backed onto a larger sheet of paper measuring 14.25" x 17.5". Print (and backing) generally unsoiled. No holes or wormage observed save for tiny, 1/8" notch along left margin, not into image. No wrinkling apparent. Colors: Woman's robe in shades of apricot, green and beige. Man's robe in medium blue and light gray. Standing on platform or pier the color of redwood. Water in foreground a deep blue. Water in background a very pale blue-green. Cerulean blue sky across the top half-inch of the print. This ukiyo-e image rated Very Good. A hand-cut cherry woodblock print on mulberry [?] paper. Fusatane was a student of Utagawa Sadafusa (active 1825-1850). The dates of his birth and death are not known. In addition to publishing individual prints by Fusatane, Kiya Sojiro also published Fusatane's Tokyo meisho no zu in the 1870s, his Tokyo kaika meisho in 1875, and his unserialized prints of 1877 illustrating the Satsuma Rebellion of that same year.

Title: Ukiyo-e Print

Author Name: Fusatane, Utagawa

Illustrator: Fusatane, Utagawa

Categories: Japanese Art, Japanese Ukiyo-e Prints,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Edo, Japan, Kiya Sojiro: 1860

Book Condition: Very Good

Type: Fine Art Print

Inscription: Signed by Illustrator

Size: Folio - over 12" - 15" tall

Seller ID: 007097