Utagawa Kunisada (Japanese, 1786-1865). Japanese Edo ukiyo-e woodblock print depicting a finely dressed figure wielding a painted fan. With the artist's Toshidama cartouche along the lower right.
Provenance: From the collection of Frederick and Catherine Asher, Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Frederick M. Asher and Catherine E. Asher were prominent scholars in the field of Art History. Both dedicated their lives to the education of students, teaching for many years as professors at the University of Minnesota. They both had a passion for South Asian art, traveling extensively throughout India, Asia, and the Middle East. Selections from their travels and careers as avid art historians are offered in this auction. Their collection includes Indian jewelry, Japanese woodblock prints, an incredible slide collection, and much more.Sight; height: 13 1/2 in x width: 9 1/2 in. Framed; height: 19 in x width: 15 in.
No visible rips, tears, losses, or restorations. Toning to the sheet. Slight undulation to the sheet. Light wear to the frame; framed under glass; not inspected out of frame.
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