Nakamura Shikan as a Dancing Man, 1862

by Toyokuni III/Kunisada (1786 - 1864)

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Nakamura Shikan as a Dancing Man, 1862 by Toyokuni III/Kunisada (1786 - 1864)

Original Toyokuni III/Kunisada (1786 - 1864) Japanese Woodblock Print
Nakamura Shikan as a Dancing Man, 1862

Series; The Six Poetry Immortals, 1862

The Six Poetry Immortals - Handsome design from a late Toyokuni III series pairing kabuki characters with Japan's famous Six Poetry Immortals, a group of notable poets featured in a mid-ninth century anthology. Here, actors stand in for the famous poets, each full length figure set against a plain background with delicate allover cloth embossing. A rarely seen series with expressive figures.

Artist - Toyokuni III/Kunisada (1786 - 1864)

Image Size - 13 5/8" x 9 1/8"

Condition - Nice detail. Light crease at top center.

Nakamura Shikan as a Dancing Man, 1862 by Toyokuni III/Kunisada (1786 - 1864)
Nakamura Shikan as a Dancing Man, 1862 by Toyokuni III/Kunisada (1786 - 1864)

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