Utagawa Kuniyoshi

In the Ruined Palace at SÔMA

The Ukiyo-e is printed on Echizen kizuki hosho washi (a unique kind of Japanese paper) handmade by Ichibei Iwano, a living national treasure. This makes the vivid colors and the soft, warm textures of woodcut prints come to life.

As the broken bamboo blinds part, the face of an enormous skeleton emerges from the darkness. This unforgettable work has an enormous impact even at first glance and was based on a scene from the illustrated fiction by Santō Kyōden entitled Utō Yasukata Chūgi-den. More than simply an illustration of a single scene, the work is suffused with a sense of tension and disquiet that finds an analogue in the reality of the turbulent final years of the shogunate through which Kuniyoshi lived.
This item is temporarily out of stock.
It would be back for sale by early July.International shipping discount is offered for pre-order.
(1,000yen OFF)

Price 50,000yen(Excluding Tax)

Print Size (cm)37.0 × 75.5 cm
PaperEchizen Kizuki Hosho Washimade by Living National Treasure, Ichibei Iwano
ExplanationJapanese and English
Delivery timeThis item is temporary out of stock. International shipping discount is offered for pre-order.
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