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Unuma

Unuma
by Kuniyoshi Utagawa (1798-1861) Ichiyusai

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Artist: Kuniyoshi Utagawa (1798-1861) Ichiyusai 歌川国芳 一勇斎国芳
Title: Unuma
Series: 69 Stations of the Kisokaido [oban tate]
Date 1st edition?1853
Publisher 1st edition?Not Set
Publisher (this edition)?Not Set
Medium (1st edition): Woodblock
Medium (this edition): Woodblock
Format (1st edition): Oban
Format (this edition): Oban
DB artwork code: 32160
Notes (1st edition)?
Notes (this edition)?The following information was taken from the original web listing of this artwork. Often written by non-experts, there may be inaccuracies:

Kisokaido Series: # 53 Unuma

Artist: Kuniyoshi
Format: Oban tate-e: 14.25" x 9.75"

Subject: The farmer Yoyemon murdering his deformed wife Kasane wirh a sickle under a willow-tree on the river-bank, her spirit issuing like a colored globule; a man on the bridge behind. Inset: rocky landscape with a waterfall and distant mountain.

Publisher: Kadzusa-ya Iwazo

Date: 1853

Condition: Fine colors with some rich oxidation on Kasane's face. Full size with margins on three sides. Minor wear, marks and flaws. Generally fine state of preservation.

Impression: Fine impression with gauffrage.

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