BEAUTY WITH A KABUKI THEATRE PROGRAMME, 1852, BY UTAGAWA KUNIYOSHI
Danjuro the Seventh as Benkei the warrior monk, 1852, by Utagawa Kunisada and (below) Beauty with a kabuki theatre programme, 1852, by Utagawa Kuniyoshi
A portrait of the Kabuki actor Iwai Tojaku playing Otoku, by Utagawa Kuniyoshi
(1797-1861) sold for PS280, while prints of actors in a scene by Kunisada and performing on an open air stage, each sold for PS70.
Uno de esos casos es el de Utagawa Kuniyoshi
, quien, a decir de Garcia, "es uno de los artistas que encaja a la perfeccion en este intento por ejemplificar las actitudes transgresivas manifiestas en la produccion makura-e" (p.
Inspired by a Japanese art, Utagawa Kuniyoshi
, the garments had a definite Oriental bent packaged in a contemporary way.
The first major exhibition in the UK for almost half a century on Utagawa Kuniyoshi
(1797-1861), a master of the 'floating world' school of Japanese art, who is well known for his designs depicting famous military exploits in Japan and China.
Some of the plates have landscape scenes, inspired, for example, by a print of about 1831 by Utagawa Kuniyoshi
, Snow at Tsukahara on Sado Island, from The History of the Life of the Monk Nichiren (Figs.
A briefly popular 1853 image by Utagawa Kuniyoshi illustrates this state of consternation among social elites through symbols and allusions.
The print was Ukiyo Matabei meiga kitoku (The miracle of famous paintings by Ukiyo Matabei) by Utagawa Kuniyoshi.
Such is the case with the creator of this month's Arts & Activities Art Print, Japanese printmaker Utagawa Kuniyoshi.
Although he never reached the stature of Hiroshige or Hokusai, the work of Utagawa Kuniyoshi has been a key influence on contemporary artists.
For students studying the arts of Asia or Japan, the work of Utagawa Kuniyoshi
provides an accessible and visually dynamic introduction.