Kuniyoshi Mounted Woodblock Evening Cool
A beautifully carved and detailed mid 20th century Oban size woodblock print by Utagawa Kuniyoshi. Titled Evening Cool it is a genuine polychrome woodblock print (nishiki-e) ink and colour pigment on washi paper and has excellent detail as well as colours. The print is also in excellent condition for its age.
From the series Pleasures of Women at the Height of the Four Seasons. (Shiki no kokoro onna asobi).
A beautiful woman and her son are depicted on a Summer evening by the Sumida River at dusk and there are fireworks in the background. The print is in excellent condition.
Mounted to museum conservation standard. Print tipped to acid free foam core backing and mat by rice paper hinges upper corners and wheat flour starch adhesive.
Shipping is via Australia Post with tracking and is approximately 8 business days to most international locations.
Publisher – Arita-ya Selemon, Censor Watari
Dimensions of Print Approx: Height 36cm Width 27cm
Dimensions of Mounted Print:Height 51cm Width 38cm
Kuniyoshi Woodblock Print Evening Cool – Utagawa Kuniyoshi Jan 1 1797 to April 14 1861 (Edo Era)
Utagawa Kuniyoshi was one of the last great masters of the Japanese ukiyo-e style of woodblock prints and painting. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Utagawa_Kuniyoshi
Kuniyoshi Utagawa Ando