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Subject:Help identifying
Posted By: Bob Sat, Dec 09, 2017 IP:

Can someone please help identify this piece? Thank you.

Subject:Re: Help identifying
Posted By: I.Nagy Sun, Dec 10, 2017

江都錦今様國盡 Koto Nishiki Imayo Kunizukushi
(Modern Style Set of Provinces in Edo Brocade)
壱岐 直   Iki (Name of Province) Atai
真根子 Maneko (A Hero from Nihonshoki)
平知盛 Taira no Motonori (Another Hero from
the Heian period - The lives of the above mentioned
heroes are related to Iki Province)
対馬  (Tsushima Island) (Smaller inscription beneath the long cartouche)
壱岐   Iki (Inscription paralelle with the cartouche - Right)
Inscription on the left side of picture,
一勇斎國芳畫 Picture of Ichiyusai Kuniyoshi
Ichiyusai is the signature name of Utagawa Kuniyoshi
Inscription on the left margin,
山口 Yamaguchi Name and Logo of Publisher with
3 censor marks
(According to literature the year of publication

With regards,

Subject:Re: Help identifying
Posted By: Stan Sun, Dec 10, 2017

The artist is Kuniyoshi and it was printed in 1852. It is from the series "Modern Style Set of the Provinces in Edo Brocade". For more information, see the link below and scroll down to the bottom, #34.

Here's another:


URL Title :Kuniyoshi - Provinces in Edo Brocade

Subject:Re: Help identifying
Posted By: Bob Mon, Dec 11, 2017

Thank you I. Nagy and Stan very much for this information. This was an inheritance from my grandparents that I always liked as a child and received in the 1970’s. | Associations | Articles | Exhibitions | Galleries |