Toyohara Kunichika Rare Book Cover Woodblock Print

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Toyohara Kunichika Rare Book Cover Woodblock Print  “The Samurai and Fish” c1890 – Framed 

This rare Kuchi-e Woodblock print by Toyohara Kunichika (1835-1900) “Samurai & Fish” was originally commissioned as a cover for a novel. Printed circa 1890. 23cm x 17cm – Koban. A very rare print by Kunichika.

Around the end of the Meiji period, artists such as Kunichika, Yoshitoshi, Toshikata & others produced cover prints for popular novels as additional income. Kunichika was a student of the great Kunisada & became one of the most famous woodblock artists of the Meiji Era 1868-1912. POA

Mounted & framed to Museum conservation standard : True Vue 99% Anti UV Glass, Print tipped to acid free foam core backing & mat by rice paper hinges upper corners & wheatflour starch adhesive.

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Artist

Kunichika Toyohara

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