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Actors

By Utagawa Kunisada (Toyokuni III)

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Actors - Utagawa  Kunisada (Toyokuni III) print

Utagawa Kunisada (Toyokuni III)
1862

Contact Scholten Japanese Art about Actors By Utagawa Kunisada (Toyokuni III)

Date: 1862

Medium: woodblock, woodcut/woodblock/ukiyo-e

Edition size: n/a

Sheet size: 35.9 by 74.4 cm

Condition: excellent

Signature: signed

Price: $800 (excl. taxes)

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Title: "Actors Onoe Kikugoro as Akishino, Ichikawa Kodanji as Bungonosuke, and Ichikawa Ichizo as Toriyama Akisaku"
signed kio ('old with happiness') Toyokuni ga within the artist's Toshidama cartouche, with publisher's seal To, Horiecho, Ebrin of Ebiya Rinnosuke, carver's seal Matsushima Hori Masu, and combined censor and date seal Inu-ichi, aratame (year of the dog [1862], 1st lunar month, examined)
The onnagata Onoe Kikugoro II (1814-1875) is in the role of Akishino, the actor Ichikawa Kodanji IV (1812-1866) is in the role of Bungonosuke, and the actor Ichikawa Ichizo III (1833-1865) is in the role of Toriyama Akisaku from the play Kurikaeshi Mimasu no Tamamono, staged at the Morita Theater in the 1st lunar month of 1862.

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