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Actor Matsumoto Yonesaburo as Kagaya no Oshimi - Utagawa  Toyokuni I prints

Actor Matsumoto Yonesaburo as Kagaya no Oshimi

By Utagawa Toyokuni I

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Actor Matsumoto Yonesaburo as Kagaya no Oshimi - Utagawa  Toyokuni I print

Utagawa Toyokuni I
1803

Contact Scholten Japanese Art about Actor Matsumoto Yonesaburo as Kagaya no Oshimi By Utagawa Toyokuni I

Date: 1803

Medium: woodcut/woodblock/ukiyo-e, woodblock

Edition size: n/a

Sheet size: 31.9 by 13.9 cm

Condition: excellent

Signature: signed

Price: $1200 (excl. taxes)

Description:

signed Ipposai Toyokuni ga, with publisher's seal Yamada, the onnagata's name above in the large yellow cartouche, Matsumoto Yonesabu[ro], with the role to the right, Kagaya no Oshi[mi], ca. 1803

hosoban 12 1/2 by 5 1/2 in., 31.9 by 13.9 cm

The actor Matsumoto Yonesaburo I (1774-1805) is in the role of Kagaya no Oshimi. Yonesaburo became an onnagata in 1791, before which he focused on male roles.

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