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Fall Southern Estates and Collections: Session II

Wed, Oct 18, 2023 10:00AM EDT
Lot 589

3 Woodblock Prints Including Utagawa Kunisada I & II

Estimate: $150 - $250

Bid Increments

Price Bid Increment
$0 $10
$100 $25
$500 $50
$1,000 $100
$3,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$30,000 $2,500
$100,000 $5,000
$300,000 $10,000

Property from the Collection of Belinda McLain and the Estate of Hector Dewart


Three Japanese Woodblock Prints Including Utagawa Kunisada II & I, comprising Utagawa Kunisada II, print of a seated actor in blue and white robe, with pencil inscription 'printing effect: Kirazuri (mica)' and typed label 'Kunisada II… The Kabuki Actor, Khikawa Kodanji as Otokodate Goroxo play the Shakuhchi, published by Aito in 1864' on mat, sheet size: 14 1/2 in. x 9 7/8 in. (trimmed on some sides, faded, toning, wear to edges, small creases and tears to edges, repairs along edges, other small repairs, mounted along top edge); Utagawa Kunisada, print of a seated figure in patterned robes, with typed label on mat 'Kunisada I (1786-1864)', sheet size: 13 7/8 in. x 10 in. (trimmed, toned, faded, wear to edges, repaired tear along left edge); and a print of an actor in blue patterned robe, with pencil inscription on mat 'circa 1820-1835 (signature), Gogotei Kunisada ga' and typed label 'Kunisada (1786-1864), the kabuki actor Bando Mitsugaro as Ukiyo Matahei, published by Sanoki c. 1820s-1830s' under sheet, sheet size: 14 3/4 in. x 10 3/8 in. (trimmed, wear to edges with small repairs, creasing, toning, foxing, faded, faint stains, mounted along top edge), all matted and unframed.

Measurements: Height: of largest mat 18 3/4 in. x Width: 14 3/8 in.


All mats with toning and foxing, see description for details.

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