Yoshikazu (fl. 1850 - 1870)


Medium: Woodblock Print
Date: c. 1850
Size (H x W): 13.5 x 8.75 (inches)
Publisher: Izumiya Ichibei (Kansendo)
Signature: Ichijusai Yoshikazu ga
Condition: Good color and impression, soiled, worn, staining, creases, trimmed. One sheet of polyptych.


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.