Original woodblock print - Utagawa Kunisada (1786-1865) - Nakamura Fukusuke I as Sutewakamaru in the kabuki play "Konoshita Kage Masago no Date-zome" - Japan - 1855

Description
Original woodblock print - Utagawa Kunisada (1786-1865) - Nakamura Fukusuke I as Sutewakamaru in the kabuki play "Konoshita Kage Masago no Date-zome" - Japan - 1855
Good condition, see description

Original woodblock print - Utagawa Kunisada (1786-1865) - Nakamura Fukusuke I as Sutewakamaru 捨わか丸 in the kabuki play "Konoshita Kage Masago no Date-zome" - Japan - 1855

Kabuki actor Nakamura Fukusuke I as Sutewakamaru

Venue: Ichimura-za (Edo)

Signature: Toyokuni ga (toshidama waku)
Censor's seals: aratame, Hare 9

Trimmed, both vertical edges and corners reinforced with paper strips. A small hole beside the lower right corner. Rich colours. Beautiful wood grain impression in the upper half of the print.

See Ritsumeikan University Collection: http://www.dh-jac.net/db/nishikie/mai04c22/portal/

Lot details
Object
Original woodblock print
Technique
Nishikie (brocade) polychrome woodblock printing
Material
Paper
Period
1855
Region/ Country of origin
Japan
Artist/ Maker
Utagawa Kunisada (1786-1865)
Title of artwork
Nakamura Fukusuke I as Sutewakamaru in the kabuki play "Konoshita Kage Masago no Date-zome"
Condition
Good condition, see description
Dimensions
0.1×26×36.5 cm
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