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Utagawa Kunifusa (act 1804-30)
Ukiyo-e
Girls fishing
Signed: Kunifusa
Seals: Kunifusa ....
Technique: colours and gold on silk 125,8 x 54,8
Mounting: green gold brocade and green beige damask
ivory rollers, 210 x 67,6
Box: very double box
Condition: fine

The inscription reads: 四海一家、皆兄弟 Sihai yijia, jie xiongdi, The whole world is one big family, and we all are each others brothers and sisters. A Chinese proverb derived from Confucius Lunyu

Kunifusa was a pupil of Toyokuni (1769-1825)

Reference:
Roberts p. 95

Availability: On Request