18. Item #87849
[UKIYO-E ALBUM] TOYOKUNI III [KUNISADA] ALBUM OF 68 UKIYO-E PRINTS, mid-19th Century. A folding album, brocade-covered album of mounted oban-size ukiyo-e prints, back to back. 68 prints in all by Kunisada, including singles, diptychs and triptychs, all signed and sealed. There are some very interesting prints in good impression in the album, not the usual tired late century prints. Artists like Kunisada are often known because of their prolific production, here there are designs that show Kunisada capable of quality not just quantity. In addition, the printing and colors are very good. Though all the margins are trimmed, the mounting is skillfully done and the prints themselves are very clean and unfaded. a rewarding compilation of Kunisada's work.