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An image of Life-size puppets: Okane of Omi appeasing a prancing horse by Utagawa KUNISADA /TOYOKUNI III

Utagawa KUNISADA /TOYOKUNI III

(Japan 1786 – 1865)

Title
Life-size puppets: Okane of Omi appeasing a prancing horse
Alternative title:
Fûryû iki ningyô: Ômi Okane
Place of origin
Japan
Period
Ansei era 1854 - 1860Edo (Tokugawa) period 1615 - 1868 → Japan
Year
1856
Media category
Print
Materials used
colour woodcut
Dimensions

35.2 x 49.0 cm:

a - left sheet - horse and man; 35.2 x 24.3 cm

b - right sheet - man and woman; 35.2 x 24.7 cm

Signature & date
Signed l.l. [part a], in Japanese, ink [incised on block] "Ichijusai Kunisada ga [picture by Ichijusai Kunisada]". Not dated. Signed l.r. [part b], in Japanese, ink [incised on block] "Kôchôrô Kunisada ga [picture by Kôchôrô Kunisada]. Not dated.
Credit
Gift of Dr Roderick Bain 1997
Accession number
170.1997.a-b
Location
Not on display