Kunimasu, Utagawa, active 1834-1852

N.: Utagawa Sadamasu (after 1848, Kunimasu). Studio name: Kanaya. F.N.: Wasaburo. Go: Gochosai, Gochotei, Ichijuen, Ichijutei. Ukiyo-e printmaker. Lived and worked in Osaka. Son of a rich Osaka merchant. Pupil of Kunisada, and when his master changed his name to Toyokuni III, changed his name from Sadamasu to Kunimasu. Worked generally in the style of Hiroshige; also made actor prints. At the end of his career, turned to the Shijo manner of painting. Taken in whole, or in part from: Roberts, Laurance P. A Dictionary of Japanese Artists: Painting, Sculpture, Ceramics, Prints, Lacquer. Weatherhill, Inc: New York. 1986.

Artwork

Shirahone Hot-Spring in Shinshu Shirahone Hot-Spring in Shinshu #WPKS09 Shiro, Kasamatsu, 1898-1991 $300
Wild Game (Red) Wild Game (Red) #180834 Sekino, Jun'ichiro, 1914-1988 $4,000
Green Poplars Green Poplars #161007001 Hamaguchi, Yozo, 1909-2000 $2,000
Fujiwara no Yoshitaka Fujiwara no Yoshitaka #27046206 Kuniyoshi, Utagawa, 1798-1861 SOLD