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

Flower Garden Flower Garden #250949 $1,000
L'Attente. Celebe, Menado L'Attente. Celebe, Menado #280441 Jacoulet, Paul, 1902-1960 $960
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Twenty-Two Cherries IX
#151993085 Hamaguchi, Yozo, 1909-2000 $6,000
Rabbit and Girl Rabbit and Girl #271051 Sekino, Jun'ichiro, 1914-1988 $2,000