An image of Life-size puppets: Okane of Omi appeasing a prancing horse

Utagawa KUNISADA /TOYOKUNI III

(Japan 1786 – 1865)

Life-size puppets: Okane of Omi appeasing a prancing horse

Location
Not on display
Place of origin
Japan
Period
Japan: Edo (Tokugawa) period 1615–1868, Ansei era 1854–1860
Year
1856
Media
Print
Medium
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