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Utagawa KUNISADA I (= Toyokuni III)
(1786 - 1865)
Fifty-three Pairings for the Tokaido
no. 45: Yokkaichi: Mirage of the Clam's Palace at Nako-no-umi

Signed:                         Kochoro Toyokuni ga
Date seal:                     1845-46
Publisher:                    Kojima-ya Jubei
Size:                              oban tate-e (c. 35. 5 x 24 cms / c. 14" x 9 3/8")

FINE impression and color, two small wormholes in
margins, a faint crease line, else in very good
condition. - Soft album backing.

ref. no.:  # 732935
Price:     € 480.00
Yokkaichi - Girl watching a mirage ..., from the series of fifty-eight prints, Fifty-three Pairings for the Tokido, was published from 1845 to 1846, and was the joint work of three artists: nineteen of the designs were contributed by Hiroshige, eight by Kunisada (Toyokuni III), while the remining thirty-one were created by Kuniyoshi.

B.W.Robinson, Kuniyoshi - The Warrior Prints; Oxford, 1982; series S.44, no. 45; p. 129.

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