Agemaki, Chapter 47

by Kuniyoshi (1797 - 1861)

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Agemaki, Chapter 47 by Kuniyoshi (1797 - 1861)

Original Kuniyoshi (1797 - 1861) Japanese Woodblock Print
Agemaki, Chapter 47

Series; Ukiyo-e Comparisons of the Cloudy Chapters of Genji, 1845 - 1846

Agemaki, Chapter 47 - Terrific scene from the kabuki play "Sukeroku" showing Ichikawa Danjuro VIII in the lead role of Sukeroku, a young street knight who is actually one of the Soga Brothers in disguise. He tosses his opponent Senbei in the air with a stroke of his sword, sending the man flying head over heels under a blossoming cherry tree. A great dramatic image with fine shading on the dark night sky.

Artist - Kuniyoshi (1797 - 1861)

Image Size - 13 3/4" x 9"

Condition - Good detail. Backed with paper. Small repair at edge, a couple light creases.

Agemaki, Chapter 47 by Kuniyoshi (1797 - 1861)
Agemaki, Chapter 47 by Kuniyoshi (1797 - 1861)

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