////Utagawa Kunisada (Toyokuni III). Courtesan playing a kokyū, from the series ‘Assortments of Beauties Accomplishments’, 1829.

Utagawa Kunisada (Toyokuni III). Courtesan playing a kokyū, from the series ‘Assortments of Beauties Accomplishments’, 1829.

A young woman playing a four-string musical instrument with a bow (kokyū).

Series: Assortments of Beauties Accomplishments [美人芸盡] (Bijin gei-zukushi).

Utagawa Kunisada [歌川 国貞]; a.k.a. Utagawa Toyokuni III [三代歌川豊国] (Japanese, 1786 – 1865).

Signed: Kochoro Kunisada ga [香蝶楼 国貞画] in a red double gourd cartouche.

Publisher: Ibaya Kyūbei [伊場屋久兵衛] (Japanese, 1804 – 1851); seal: Hanmoto, Kyū [板元久] (Marks 19-040 | 126e)

Date seal: Bunsei 12 (1829).

Censors’ seal: Kiwame.

Size: Fan print (uchiwa-e).

SKU: SVJP-0352.2021 Categories: ,

Additional information

Collection

Country

Period

, , ,

Media

,

Artist

Publisher

Publishing year

,

Theme

, , ,

Signatures/Inscriptions/Marks

, ,

Size

Acquisition year

Feel Free to Ask