Original Holzschnitt - Utagawa Kunisada (1786-1865)

€279.00

Original woodblock print - Utagawa Kunisada (1786–1865) - Actor Sawamura Tanosuke III as Namikata Mon'ya - From the series 'Kinsei suikoden'  - Japan - 1862

Original woodblock print - Utagawa Kunisada (1786–1865)

Actor Sawamura Tanosuke III as Namikata Mon'ya, from the series A Modern Shuihuzhuan (Kinsei suikoden)


Text by: Kanagaki Robun
Publisher: Iseya Kanekichi
Censor's seal: Dog 11 aratame
1862 (Bunkyû 2), 11th month

Water Margin (Shuihu zhuan)
The story of the series is about 108 heroes that are fighting the corrupt government and are thus outlawed. For example, the heroes try to return unlawful taxes, stolen from already poor citizens, back to the people.
Pre Robin Hood?

The author of the print text is Kanagaki Robun,
 pseudonym of Nozaki Bunzō , a Japanse author and journalist.

Source: Museum of Fine Arts Boston: collections.mfa.org/objects/476750

Good condition - no restorations or damage

Measurements: 36.5 x 25.3 cm

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ObjektOriginal Holzschnitt
MaterialPapier
Periode1862
Herkunftsregion/ HerkunftslandJapan
Künstler/ SchöpferUtagawa Kunisada (1786-1865)
Titel des KunstwerksActor Sawamura Tanosuke III as Namikata Mon'ya - From the series "Kinsei suikoden" 
ZustandGuter Zustand, siehe Beschreibung
Abmessungen36×24×0 cm