Original woodblock print - Utagawa Kunisada (1786-1865) - Scene from the Kabuki play "Sekai wa Taira ume no kaomise" 世界平氏梅顔競 - Japan - 1837

Description
Original woodblock print - Utagawa Kunisada (1786-1865) - Scene from the Kabuki play "Sekai wa Taira ume no kaomise" 世界平氏梅顔競 - Japan - 1837
Good condition, see description

Original woodblock print triptych - Utagawa Kunisada (1786-1865) - Scene from the Kabuki play "Sekai wa Taira ume no kaomise" 世界平氏梅顔競 - Japan - 1837

Kabuki actors (left to right): Bando Hikosaburo IV as Ukiyo Inosuke, Onoe Baiko III as Geisha Okiku and Ichikawa Ebizo V as Kakurega (Hermit or Hermitage) Shige no ?

Venue: Kawarazaki-za (Edo)

Few tiny wormholes, slightly soiled, slightly creased. A small lack of paper at the upper margin of the right sheet of the triptych.

Lot details
Object
Original woodblock print
Technique
Nishikie (brocade) polychrome woodblock printing
Material
Paper
Period
1837
Region/ Country of origin
Japan
Artist/ Maker
Utagawa Kunisada (1786-1865)
Title of artwork
Scene from the Kabuki play "Sekai wa Taira ume no kaomise" 世界平氏梅顔競
Condition
Good condition, see description
Dimensions
0.1×26.4×39.3 cm
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