C1867

Kabuki Actor

Artist:

Toyohara Kunichika (1835 - 1900)

Depicts the Kabuki Actor Sawamura Tanosuke one of the Ichikawa Danjuro, dressed as the geisha, Jiraiya, coyly concealing herself behind her kimono sleeve. Ichikawa Danjuro is a stage name taken on by a series of Kabuki actors of the Ichikawa … Read Full Description

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S/N: JWB-KUNIC-013–217585
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Full Title:

Kabuki Actor

Date:

C1867

Artist:

Toyohara Kunichika (1835 - 1900)

Condition:

In good condition.

Technique:

Original woodblock

Image Size: 

245mm 
x 365mm
AUTHENTICITY
Kabuki Actor - Antique Print from 1867

Genuine antique
dated:

1867

Description:

Depicts the Kabuki Actor Sawamura Tanosuke one of the Ichikawa Danjuro, dressed as the geisha, Jiraiya, coyly concealing herself behind her kimono sleeve. Ichikawa Danjuro is a stage name taken on by a series of Kabuki actors of the Ichikawa family, most of these were blood relatives, though some were adopted into the family. There are a number of roles that the line of Danjuro specialised in, as well as a series of plays, the Kabuki Juhachiban (The Kabuki Eighteen), which showcased the specialties of the Ichikawa family. Publisher Fukuda Kumajiro (1874-1898)

Biography:

Toyohara Kunichika (1835–1900)

A pupil of Chikanobu and Kunisada. He chose the name of Kunichika which is a combination of the names of his two masters. His favourite subjects were Kabuki actors and historical scenes. Kunichika is considered to be one of the last masters of the traditional Ukiyo-e-style.

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