Original woodblock print - Toyohara Kunichika (1835-1900) - Scene from the Kabuki play "Yayoi zakura Shiranui monogatari" 宿桜しらぬひ譚 - Japan - 1872

Description
Original woodblock print - Toyohara Kunichika (1835-1900) - Scene from the Kabuki play "Yayoi zakura Shiranui monogatari" 宿桜しらぬひ譚 - Japan - 1872
Good condition, see description

Original woodblock print triptych - Toyohara Kunichika (1835-1900) - Scene from the Kabuki play "Yayoi zakura Shiranui monogatari" 宿桜しらぬひ譚 - Japan - 1872

Kabuki actors (right to left): Nakamura Shikan IV as shugenja (Buddhist priest) Gyōzan, Bandō Mitsugorō VI as Ōtomo Wakana Hime and Onoe Kikugorō V as Toriyama Akisaku

Venue: Nakamura-za (Edo)

Signature: Toyohara Kunichika hitsu
Censor's seal: Water Monkey (Jinshin, mizunoe saru) 2

Trimmed, slightly rubbed. There is a small lack of paper on the left corner of the third sheet.

Lot details
Object
Original woodblock print
Technique
Nishikie (brocade) polychrome woodblock printing
Material
Paper
Period
1872
Region/ Country of origin
Japan
Artist/ Maker
Toyohara Kunichika (1835-1900)
Title of artwork
Scene from the Kabuki play "Yayoi zakura Shiranui monogatari" 宿桜しらぬひ譚
Condition
Good condition, see description
Dimensions
0.1×24×35.2 cm
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