Utagawa Kuniyoshi

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Ducks flying South (given) - Utagawa  Kuniyoshi

Akubi dome jinbitsu sara, A Human Textile Pattern to stop you yawning, 1840

Woodblock Print  
13.5 x 18 in


Description: Woodblock Print, (nisihiki-e) with fourteen bodies joined together to look like 35 people. The image was inspired by Persian and Indian Textiles. The image is part of MFA Museum Collection, British Museum, Koninklije Museum, Brussels A rare Print

Issued: 1840-42

Edition: Edo period

Condition: fair, print is faded with wrinkles and light soil, paper is mounted over light board

Image Size: oban yokoe 9.5 x 14 inches

Canvas Size: 13.5 x 18 inches

Signed: Ichiyrusai Kuniyoshi giga

Sealed: censor seal: kiwame

Publisher: Yamamotoya Heikichi

Series: reference Japanese Prenten, Koninklijke Musea, p.CXXIX