Original woodblock print, Triptych - Utagawa Kunisada (1786-1865) - "Kanadehon Chushingura" 仮名手本忠臣蔵 (The Treasury of Loyal Retainers) - 1833
Three original woodblock prints in complete triptych "Kanadehon Chushingura" by Utagawa Kunisada (1786-1865).
Kabuki-play with the actors:
-Onoe Kikugoro III as Ko no Moronao,
-Ichikawa Ebizo V as Momonoi Wakasanosuke,
-Onoe Baiko III as Nyobo Okaru.
Performed at the Kawarazaki Theatre in 1833, 3rd month.
An early triptych by Kunisada.
On Japanese washi paper, in reasonable condition, not rubbed, not soft. Original: no backing. Some soiling, some stains.
Paper-loss corners (mainly left sheet) has been repaired professionally with a thin washi.
Signed: "oju Kunisada ga".
Published by Sanoya Kihei.
Size is 26,0 x 37,5cm, for each sheet (3x oban).
Two sheets of the triptych are in the collection of Australian Museum of Applied Arts.
No complete triptych recorded.
I used 2 scans to cover the complete oban-sizes, pictures might show the copy/paste-lines, or irregular lines.
Will be sent protected by acid-free paper, under heavy card-boards, fully insured.
- Original woodblock print, Triptych
- Washi Paper
- Region/ Country of origin
- Artist/ Maker
- Utagawa Kunisada (1786-1865)
- Title of artwork
- "Kanadehon Chushingura" 仮名手本忠臣蔵 (The Treasury of Loyal Retainers)
- Fair condition (restored), see description
- 78×26×0 cm