Original woodblock print triptych - Toyohara Kunichika (1835-1900) - Saya-ate (Scabbard-brushing) - Rivalry between Nagoya Sanza and Fuwa Banzaemon - Japan - 1885 (Meiji 18)
Kataoka Gado in the role of Nagoya Sanzaburo (left)
Nakamura Fukusuke in the role of Nakai (center)
Nkamura Shikan in the role of Fuwa Banzaemon (right)
First edition: Edo
Signature: Toyohara Kunichika.
Publisher: Yamamura Kojiro.
Technique: wood block printing.
Dimensions: Triticum Vertical Medium size oban 70,4 x 35,8 cm Work Art (three oban sheet glued on backed paper)
Condition: Fine (good) ANTIQUE prints) Full margins. Great bleed through of the ink on back of print but backed with good Washi Paper. Please see the Photos as part of condittion.
Unfortunately the woodblock has been bent in half by the former owner. It present a bend and will also be send bent for necessity of dimensions.
Description: Two rivals in Yoshiwara pleasure quarter, Nagoya Sanzaburo (Left: played by Kataoka Gado) and Fuwa Banzaemon (Right: Nakamura Shikan). Nakai (Nakamura Fukusuke) is in between. The generously applied mica on the dark background looks like reflecting the light from the street lanterns.
Colors: Excellent ... generous amount of mica sprinkled on the background, burnishing, silver colored metallic pigment partially oxidized
Shipping by express courier, flat with track code.
- Original Holzschnitt-Triptychon
- Polychromer Holzschnitt aus Nishiki-e (Brokat)
- 1885 (Meiji 18)
- Herkunftsregion/ Herkunftsland
- Künstler/ Schöpfer
- Toyohara Kunichika (1835-1900)
- Titel des Kunstwerks
- Saya-ate (Scabbard-brushing) - Rivalry between Nagoya Sanza and Fuwa Banzaemon
- Guter Zustand, siehe Beschreibung
- 358×704×1 mm