Category Archives: Okubi-e

Kunichika & The Meiji

May the 20th sees the launch of a new show at the Toshidama Gallery. The exhibition looks at the work of Toyohara Kunichika, (1835-1900), and his fellow artists. There are some very fine prints indeed on show and for sale, … Continue reading

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Toshidama Gallery in Acne Paper

Toshidama Gallery is featured in the highly regarded Acne Paper magazine, issue 15, which is published this month. Gallery director Alex Faulkner is interviewed by film maker and writer Lisa Rovner about the role of onnagata in kabuki theatre and … Continue reading

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Toshidama Gallery Japanese Prints: Okubi-e Portraits

Toshidama Gallery Japanese Prints: Okubi-e Portraits.

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Okubi-e at Toshidama Gallery

We’ve just launched a fine new exhibition at the gallery celebrating a genre of portrait heads known as okubi-e. These fabulous prints are terribly rare and hugely collectible.  We’re showing three major okubi-e by Kunichika, including his masterpiece, Nakamura Shikan … Continue reading

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