Actors Sawamura Tossho Ii In An Unread Role, Ichimura Kakitsu Iv As Subashiri Okuma, Bando Hikasaburo V As Manoya Tokubei, And Bando Mitsugoro Vi In An Unread Role
by Utagawa Kunisada II

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  • Date: 1865
  • Type: Prints
  • Medium: Woodblock
  • Edition size: n/a
  • Sheet Size: 35.8 by 74.1 cm
  • Reference: 1865
  • Signed: Signed
  • Condition: Excellent
  • Price: $650.00

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signed Kunisada ga, with combined censor and date seal Ushi-shichiaratame (year of the ox [1865], 7th lunar month, examined), and publisher's seal Jin of Maruya Jinpachi

oban tate-e triptych 14 1/8 by 29 1/8 in., 35.8 by 74.1 cm

The actor Sawamura Tossho II (Suketakaya Takasuke IV, 1838-1886) is in an unread role, the onnagata Ichimura Kakitsu IV (Onoe Kikugoro V, 1844-1903) is in the role of Subashiri Okuma, the actor Bando Hikasaburo V (1832-1877) is in the role of Manoya Tokubei, and the onnagata Bando Mitsugoro VI (1846-1873) is in an unread role from the play Reputation of Maidens, Mirror of the Good and Bad (Musume Hyoba Zen'aku Kagami), staged at the Ichimura Theater in Edo in 1865.

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