Original woodblock print - Tadakiyo Hasegawa (1847-1929) and Kiyotada Torii (1875-1941) - 'Actor Ichikawa Danjûrô IX as Musashibô Benkei in Kanjinchô' - 1897

Description
Original woodblock print - Tadakiyo Hasegawa (1847-1929) and Kiyotada Torii (1875-1941) - 'Actor Ichikawa Danjûrô IX as Musashibô Benkei in Kanjinchô' - 1897
Good condition, see description

Original woodblock print by Tadakiyo Hasegawa (1847-1929) and Kiyotada Torii (1875-1941) - 'Actor Ichikawa Danjûrô IX as Musashibô Benkei in Kanjinchô' from the series "The Eighteen Great Kabuki Plays" - Japan - 1897

Kabuki Juhachi Ban were the famous eighteen kabuki plays by the Ichikawa family.

This print shows actors from the play Kanjincho

Below: Ichikawa Danjuro IX in the role of Musashibo Benkei, by Tadakiyo Hasegawa

Above: an unidentified actor in the role of Togashi, by Kiyotada Torii

Signed and sealed by both artists

Size: oban, 23.5 x 35 cm

Condition: good, some soiling

Lot details
Object
Original woodblock print
Material
Paper
Period
1897
Region/ Country of origin
Japan
Artist/ Maker
Tadakiyo Hasegawa (1847-1929) and Kiyotada Torii (1875-1941)
Title of artwork
'Actor Ichikawa Danjûrô IX as Musashibô Benkei in Kanjinchô'
Condition
Good condition, see description
Dimensions
35×23.5×0.01 cm
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