Unread from the series Reflections of Good and Evil for a Healthy Life

Japanese Color Woodblock Print 

unread from the series

Reflections of Good and Evil for a Healthy Life

by Utagawa Fusatane, 1873


IHL Cat. #339

About This Print

This print in number 10 in the series and is marked as such in the center of the top margin.

About The Series

A comic series where each print features the character 命 inochi (life.)  The chuban size prints in this series were printed two-up on an uncut oban size sheet, with the top-most print on the sheet bearing the series number and the bottom sheet containing the publisher's seal and date seal.

Print Details
 IHL Catalog
 #339
 Title or Description  unread title
 Series  Reflections on Good and Evil for a Healthy Life (命の養生善悪鏡 Inochi no yōjō zen aku kagami)
 Artist  Utagawa Fusatane (active 1854-1888)
 Signature  unsigned (bottom print of the uncut oban sheet signed Ōsai Fusatane hitsu)
 Seal
 Publication Date  1873
 Publisher  no seal present but unread publisher's seal on bottom print of uncut oban size sheet
 Impression  excellent
 Colors  excellent
 Condition good - light overall toning; minor soiling
 Genre  ukiyo-e (giga)
 Miscellaneous  Marked with Japanese number 10 in upper  margin
 Format  chuban
 H x W Paper
 6 7/8 x 9 3/8 in. (17.5 x 23.8 cm)
 H x W Image
 6 1/2 x 8 3/4 in. (16.5 x 22.2 cm)
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