Surreal/dali style japanese anime woodblock print

Dec 02, 2019. 20:28 UTC
Surreal/Dali Style Japanese Anime Woodblock Print
Seth
United States of America

Category
Japanese art

Acquired from
Gallery/Dealer

For sale
Maybe
Description

This was purchased from a collectors estate in WNC and is small, measuring 4.5 inches wide and 6.75 inches high approximate,visible print area. Paper is in excellent overall condition with some discoloration at the edges. Color is vibrant. I believe this is an anime woodblock print and was labeled as being from the 1920’s when I purchased it a few weeks ago. I have not opened the back as it is framed professionally and do not see a signature. A reverse image search showed one result which I could not translate. Would love to know as much as possible.

Provenance

Unknown

Answered within 1 day
Dec 04, 07:39 UTC
By s.k. Breider

Fair Market Value

€30 - €60 EUR

Insurance Value

€90 EUR
What does this mean?

Dear Seth,

Your Woodblock print is original mad by Utagawa Kuniyoshi and is called' Men Join to Form a Man'. You can find and example of the original print here.

https://metropolisjapan.com/utagawa-kuniyoshi/

Yours is not 19th but mid 20th century re-print and therefor not signed.

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