enji Ukiyoe. Japanese woodblock prints.

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Toyohara Chikanobu. 1838-1912.

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A Mother Takes her Son for A Walk during the Russo-Japanese War. c. 1883. Kakemono: 28 3/8 x 9 7/16. Repairs and staining; fine color. An extremely scarce historical image. Signed Chikanobu. $750.

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Yashima Gakutei. 1786-1868.

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Yorimasa and the Wild Boar. 1830. Kakuban Surimono. 8 1/4 x 7 1/16. Sheet grubby, some soiling. Gauffrage in the Kimono and the boar's head. Unsigned. $1,500.

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Ando Hiroshige. 1797-1858.

The Plum Grove at Kameido. Series: Famous Placess in the Eastern Capital. Mid 1830's. Horizontal oban. 8 3/4 x 13 1/2 (image and sheet). Illustrated: Keys, The Male Journey in Japanese Prints, p. 137. Trimmed; good color and condition. Signed Hiroshige ga. $250.

Series: Mixed Prints of the Tokaido (Tokaido Harimaze Zuye).

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Mixed Prints of the Tokaido (Tokaido Harimaze Zuye). Series of 55 images in 12 sheets. Date: 1852. Publisher: Ibasen. Format: Oban Tateye. The images are: Arai (top right); Shirasuka (top left); Futagawa (center); Yoshida (bottom right); Goyu (bottom left). Good color and condition. Harimaze prints are designed to be cut apart. $1,250.

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Ando Hiroshige (1797-1858) and Gototei Kunisada (1786-1865).

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Prince Genji in Exile at Suma. Kaei VI/4 (1853). Series: A Fashionable Genji. Oban triptych. Signature: Hiroshige ga, Toyokuni ga. Seals: Ichiryusai, date seals. Publisher: Iseya Kanekichi. Censore: Kinugasa Fusajiro, Murata Heiemon. Engraver: Yokogawa Takejiro. Housed in a 31 x 20-inch Whistler style gold leaf frame. $3,750.

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Toyohara Kunichika. 1835-1900.

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1864. Oban diptych (14 1/8 x 19 1/4). Good color and condition. The print is not laid down or backed. The sheets are not joined together. Excellent color and condition. Signed and sealed 'Kunichika hitsu'. $275.

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Utagawa Kunimasa II. 1872-1857.

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Kataoaka Gado II at Hogo. c. 1847. 14 x 9 1/4 (14 1/2 x 9 5/8). Excellent color and condition. $175.

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Gototei Kunisada. 1786-1865.

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[After the Bath.] 1844. Kakemono-e: 26 1/2 x 8 3/8. Series: Pairing beautiful Women with Kimono Fabrics. Appropriately mounted on black silk. Censor's seal: Yoshimura. Publisher: Aritaya Kiyoemon. Signed Oju Kunisada. $1,250.

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Shirabioshi (Temple Dancer). c. 1840. Kakemono-e. 26 1/4 x 8 1/2. Publisher and signature partially trimmed. Signed 'oju Kochoro Kunisada ga,' Mounted on black silk in the manner of a Japanese watercolor. Margins trimmed. $1,250.

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Danjuro VII as sumo Kuwatori Shirafuji in ’Sono uwasa sakura no irodoki’ performed at the Nakamura Theatre. Date: 3/1825.Vertical oban (14 1/2 x 10 1/2): center sheet of a kabuki triptych. Publisher: Matsumura Tatsuemon. Signed Gototei Kunisada ga. Housed in a grey silk mat and a black-and-gold frame. $225.

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Nakamura Utaemon IV as Haginoya. c. 1840. Vertical oban. Series: Shosa no uchi (Dance). Publisher: Yamamotoya Heikichi. Signed: Gototei Kunisada ga. $150.

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Takeuchi Seiho. 1864-1942.

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[Monkey Business]. Vertical oban: 15 1/8 x 10 1/8. Signed and sealed "Seiho." Excellent color and condition. $550.

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Takahashi Hiroaki (Shotei). 1871-1945.

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Mt. Fuji from Miho. c. 1920-30. Woodcut printed in colors. Watanabe 1936 catalogue 228; shotei.com M28. 0-hosoban tata-e: 14 3/4 x 6 3/8 (sheet 15 x 6 1/2). Signed and sealed "Hiroaki." A fine impression with bokashi shading throughout, and gauffrage on the pine trees and boat. Excellent color and condition. $425.

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Katsukawa Shunsho (1726-1793).

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The Actor Otani Hiroyemon II. c. 1780. Hosoban: 12 5/16 x 5 7/8. Signed "Shunshô ga." Good color and condition. $1,250

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Utagawa Toyokuni III. 1786-1865.

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Kabuki Actor Prints

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Sawamura Chojuro V as Chubei (gentleman) and Onoe Baiko IV as Umegawa. The play Michiyuki kokyo no harusame was performed at the Nakamura theatre in 11/1848. Publisher: Joshuya Kinzo. Censor seals: Hama and Magome. Signed: Toyokini ga. Elegantly housed in a grey silk mat and a black-and-gold frame. $225.

Series: Actors for the 53 Stations of the Tokaido.

Date: 1852.

Publisher: Tsujioka Bunsuke.

Size: vertical oban.

This is Kunisada's best series of actor bust portraits. Other images from the series are available upon request.

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Chiryu.

Series: Actors from the 53 Stations of the Tokaido. Station 40.

Actor: Bando Takesaburo.

Role: Ariwara no Narihira.

Play: Ise Monogatari.

Date: 1852 (rat 3).

Censors' seals: Watanabe, Yonera.

Publisher: Iseya.

Carver: Horitake.

Signed: Toyokuni ga.

Size: vertical oban (14 x 10 inches).

Good color, impression and condition. Printed with gauffrage (embossing) in the white part of the robe. $175.

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Futakawa (Two Rivers). Station 34.

Actor: Futakawa: Actor Ichikawa Kodanji IV.

Role: Ishikawa Tomoichi.

Date: 1852 (rat 5.)

Censors's seals: Hama, Magome.

Publisher Sumiyoshiya Masagoro.

Carver: Horitake.

Signed: Toyokuni ga.

Size: vertical oban (14 x 10 inches).

Series: Actors from the 53 Stations of the Tokaido. Station 34.

Actor Ichikawa Kodanji IV.

Role: Ishikawa Tomoichi.

Date: 1852 (rat 5.)

Censors' seal: Hama, Magome.

Publisher Sumiyoshiya Masagoro.

Carver: Horitake.

Signed: Toyokuni ga.

Size: vertical oban (14 x 10 inches).

Gauffrage (embossing) in the actor's robe. Sight soiling in the actor's right cheek; otherwise verygood condition. Excellent color, $150.

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Gontuzaka.

Series: Actors from the 53 Stations of the Tokaido. Station 5 (between Hodogaya and Totsuka).

Actor: Matsumoto Kinsho II

Role: Igami No Gonda

Date: 1852 (rat 8).

Censors' seals: Murata, Kinugasa.

Publisher: Kazusaya Iwakichi.

Size: vertical oban (14 1/2 x 10).

Fine color and condition.

Signed: Toyokuni ga.

Housed in a black wood frame with a gold lip and a grey silk mat. $200.

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Mishima.

Series: Actors from the 53 Stations of the Tokaido. Station 12.

Actor: Segawa Kikunojo IV.

Role: Osen.

Date: 1852 (rat 3).

Publisher: Iseya.

Carver: Mino.

Signed: Toyokuni ga.

Size: vertical oban (14 x 10 inches)

Excellent color and impression. $175.

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Nihombashi.

Series: Actors from the 53 Stations of the Tokaido. Station 1.

Actor: Bando Mitsugoro III

Role: The Bonito Fish Peddler

Play: Shiki no Nagame Yosete Mitsudaij

Date: 1852 (rat 2).

Censors' seals: Fukushima Giemon

Publisher: Tsujioka Bunsuke

Carver: Horitake.

Signed: Toyokuni ga.

Size: vertical oban (14 x 10 inches)

Paper losses, soiling. Good color. $75.

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Odawara

Series: Actors from the 53 Stations of the Tokaido. Station 10.

Actor: Morita Kanya XI.

Role: Iinuma Katsugoro.

Date: 1852 (rat 4).

Censors' seals: Kinugasa, Murata.

Publisher: Sumiyoshiya Masagoro.

Carver: Horitake.

Signed: Toyokuni ga.

Size: vertical oban (14 x 10 inches).

Good color and condition. Gauffrage (embossing)in the actor's right hand and robe. $175.

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Okazaki.

Series: Actors from the 53 Stations of the Tokaido. Station 2.

Date: 1852 (rat 5).

Actor: Nakamura Utaemon IV.

Role: (Karaki) Masaemon.

Publisher: Iseya Kanekichi.

Censors' seals: Hama, Magome.

Carver: Horitake.

Signed: Toyokuni ga.

Size: vertical oban (14 x 10).

Good color and condition. Gauffrage (embossing)in the bridge. $175.

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Seki.

Series: Actors from the 53 Stations of the Tokaido. Station 48.

Date: 1852 (rat 5).

Actor: Iwai Hanshiro VII.

Role: Koman.

Publisher: Sumiyoshiya Masagoro.

Censors' seals: Hama, Magome.

Carver: Horitake.

Signed: Toyokuni ga.

Size: vertical oban (14 x 10).

Gauffrage (embossing) in the actor's robe and hair. VeryhGood color and condition. $175

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Shinagawa.

Series: Actors from the 53 Stations of the Tokaido. Station 2.

Date: 1852 (rat ).

Actor: Matsumoto Koshiro V.

Role: Banzuin Chobei.

Publisher:Fuku, Muramatsu.

Censors' seals: Fuku, Muramatsu.

Carver: Horitake.

Signed: Toyokuni ga.

Size: vertical oban (14 x 10).

Gauffrage (embossing) in the actor's clothing and hair. Fair color and condition. $125.

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Shono.

Series: Actors from the 53 Stations of the Tokaido. Station 46.

Date: 1852 (rat ).

Actor: Bando Hikosaburo IV .

Role: Nakano Tobei.

Publisher: Sumiyoshiya Masagoro.

Censors' seals: Hama, Magome.

Signed: Toyokuni ga.

Size: vertical oban (14 x 10).

Gaufrage (embossing) in the actor's robe. Light soiling in the actor's cheek; otherwise good color and condition. $150.

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Yoshiwara.

Series: Actors from the 53 Stations of the Tokaido. Station .

Actor: Arashi Rikan III.

Role: Tonase.

Play: Kanadehon Chushingura.

Date: 1852 (rat 3).

Censors' seals: Mera, Watanabe.

Publisher: Izutsuya Shokichi.

Carver: Horitake.

Signed: Toyokuni ga.

Size: vertical oban (14 x 10 inches)

Excellent color and condition. Embossing in the collar. $175.

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Utamaro II. died c. 1831.

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[Courtesan, Her Son, and a Curious Client]. c. 1824. Vertical oban. 13 7/8 x 9 1/4. Publisher: Mori-ya Jihei (Mori-Ji) Kinshindo. Traces of fold marks (the print had been folded into quarters). Signed: Utamaro. $950.

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Twentieth-century Ukiyoe.

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