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Fusatane (fl. 1854 - 1889)

Oiran at Peony Garden

Medium: Woodblock Print
Date: 1865
Size (H x W): 14 x 9.5 (inches)
Publisher: Kiya Sojiro
Signature: Fusatane ga
Condition: Paper toned, good impression, wear and tears on right edge, embellsihed with embossing on rabbit


About the artist

Fusatane Utagawa worked as a painter and ukiyo-e artist active during the second half of the 19th century. He was the student of Sadafusa. Active during the tumultuous transition from the Edo period to the Meiji period, Fusatane’s work spans familiar genres, such as bijin-ga (pictures of beautiful women) and landscapes, to contemporary reflections, such as kaika-e (images of Japan’s modernization) and images of the 1877 Satsuma Rebellion. Like many woodblock print artists of his era, Fusatane also worked as an illustrator for newspapers and novels.