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Yoshikazu (fl. 1850 - 1870)

Beauty and Chrysanthemums

Series: Mitama Hana no Fuzoku
Medium: Woodblock Print
Date: 1854
Size (H x W): 14.5 x 9.75 (inches)
Publisher: Maruya Seijiro (Jukakudo)
Seals: Aratame and date seal
Signature: Ichijusai Yoshikazu ga
Condition: Good color and impression, soiling and wear, tear on top left edge, creased, backed with old newsprint.


About the artist

A student of Kuniyoshi, Yoshikazu Utagawa was an important artist of Yokohama-e. This genre of woodblock prints imagined the foreign people, customs, and things that entered Japan following Japanese engagement in trade in 1854. While best known for his Yokohama-e, Yoshikazu also produced a number of historical prints as well.