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Otani Hiroemon V by Toyokuni III/Kunisada (1786 - 1864)

Original Toyokuni III/Kunisada (1786 - 1864) Japanese Woodblock Print
Otani Hiroemon V

Series; Poems, Painting, and Calligraphy (Haika shoga kyodai)

Poems, Painting, and Calligraphy - Handsome kabuki print from a rarely seen series featuring portraits of an actors, each accompanied by a verse and a painting. The actor appears in a large rectangular inset at lower right, with the series title above and a vertical panel at left containing the poem written in calligraphy and a nature painting. The series title has various translations, including "Combined Pictures and Calligraphy of Actor-Poets." An interesting kabuki format.

Artist - Toyokuni III/Kunisada (1786 - 1864)

Image Size - 13 1/4” x 9 3/8”

Condition - This print with nice detail as shown. Some soiling. Some holes, repaired. Please see photos for details.

Otani Hiroemon V by Toyokuni III/Kunisada (1786 - 1864)
Otani Hiroemon V by Toyokuni III/Kunisada (1786 - 1864)

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