Actors Iwai Kumesaburo Iii , Ichikawa Danjuro Vii
by Utagawa Kunisada

Available at Stanza del Borgo (IFPDA)

  • Date: 1852
  • Type: Prints
  • Medium: Woodcut/woodblock/ukiyo-e
  • Edition size: n/a, early lifetime impression
  • Sheet Size: 36,0 x 75,0 cm
  • Signed: Signed
  • Condition: Pristine
  • Price: Price on Application

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The Actors Iwai Kumesaburo Iii And Ichikawa Danjuro Vii, In The Roles Of Atsumori And Naozane, In The Kabuki Play Ichinotani Futaba Gunki, 1852 (Kaei 5) Fine impressions, colour and condition; unobtrusive binding holes. This scene of the kabuki is related to a very famous episode of the battle of Ichinotani, 1184. Kumagai no older Minamoto warrior kills Atsumori, as a warrior’s duty, but considering that the young enemy has the same age of his own son, Noazane feels pain in his heart and eventually he becomes a Buddhist monk.

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