Freeman's Auction

Asian Arts
25 April 2017

16

UTAGAWA KUNISADA (1786-1864), ANDO HIROSHIGE (1797-1858), TOYOHARA KUNICHIKA (1835-1900)
19 century
ONE JAPANESE DIPTYCH AND THREE JAPANESE PRINTS
Diptych of the Portrait of Two Actors, Nakamura Utaemon IV as Ishikawa Gormon, from the play Kinmon Gosan Nokini and Onoe Kikugoro III as Mashiba Hisayoshi
L: 14 1/2 in., 37 cm; W: 10 in., 25.5 cm

Two Actors combating
L: 14 1/4 in., 36 cm; W: 10 in., 25.5 cm

Bando Mitosugoro III as Fujieda, circa 1852-1855, from the series Tokaido gojusan tsuji no uchi
L: 14 1/4 in., 36 cm; W: 9 3/4 in., 25 cm

Actor Nakamura Shinkan (?), circa 1865-1870
L: 14 1/4 in., 36cm; W: 10 in., 25.5 cm
provenance:
Acquired by the father of the present owners
Thence by descent

Estimate $600-800

Sold for $625 (buyer's premium included)