Original woodblock print - Utagawa Kunisada (1786-1865) - Scene from the kabuki play "Ami moyô tôrô no kiku kiri" 網模様燈篭菊桐 - Japan - 1857 (Ansei 4), 6th month

Description
Original woodblock print - Utagawa Kunisada (1786-1865) - Scene from the kabuki play "Ami moyô tôrô no kiku kiri" 網模様燈篭菊桐 - Japan - 1857 (Ansei 4), 6th month
Very good condition, see description

Original woodblock print triptych - Utagawa Kunisada (1786-1865) - Scene from the kabuki play "Ami moyô tôrô no kiku kiri" 網模様燈篭菊桐 - Japan - 1857 (Ansei 4), 6th month

Play: "Ami moyô tôrô no kiku kiri" 網模様燈篭菊桐
Theater: Ichimura
Date: 1857 (Ansei 4)

Actors:
Ichikawa Kodanji IV as Kozaru Shichinosuke
Onoe Kikugoro IV as Goshuden Okuma
Kawarazaki Gonjuro I (?) Obo Oshinkai (?)

For another depiction of this performance by Kunisada see Museum of Fine Arts, Boston: https://collections.mfa.org/objects/486789

Signed "Toyokuni ga", on all sheets.

Published by Hayashiya Shogoro.

Aratame-seal with date-seal: 1857, 6th month.

On a Japanese washi paper, in very good condition. Colors in very good condition. Original, without backing.

Size of each sheet: 25.9x 37.2cm (3x oban).

Left sheet only in collection of Waseda under number 101-1420 .

I used 2 scans to cover the complete oban-sizes, pictures might show the copy/paste-lines or irregularities.

Will be sent under card-boards, well protected, and fully insured.

Lot details
Object
Original woodblock print
Technique
Nishikie (brocade) polychrome woodblock printing
Material
Washi paper
Period
1857 (Ansei 4), 6th month
Region/ Country of origin
Japan
Artist/ Maker
Utagawa Kunisada (1786-1865)
Attribution
Original
Title of artwork
Scene from the kabuki play "Ami moyô tôrô no kiku kiri" 網模様燈篭菊桐
Condition
Very good condition, see description
Dimensions
77.8×36.4×0 cm
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