Comments - Interesting kabuki scene from the play "Ume Yanagi Sakura no Kagazome" at the Nakamura Theater of a confrontation between two men in the courtyard of a mansion. The fellow at left frowning angrily as he holds a spear under one arm, glaring at the commoner at right, who grips a sword upright with both hands. The commoner grimaces with rage, the sleeves of his blue tie-dyed under robe tied back with a rope. The loose wisps of hair around his face give him a disheveled appearance. Behind the figures, walls extend toward a large red gate, the rooftops covered with snow. A great design with expressive figures and a handsome setting.
Artist - Kunichika (1835 - 1900)
Image Size - 14 1/8" x 18 7/8" + margins as shown
Condition - This print with good color and detail as shown. Two separate panels. Small repair, a few creases, fold at corner. Please see photos for details.
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