Scene from Oto no miya asahi no yoroi, 1815

by Toyokuni III/Kunisada (1786 - 1864)

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Scene from Oto no miya asahi no yoroi, 1815 by Toyokuni III/Kunisada (1786 - 1864)

Original Toyokuni III/Kunisada (1786 - 1864) Japanese Woodblock Print
Scene from Oto no miya asahi no yoroi, 1815

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Prints from the Age of the Samurai - With this group of Edo era prints opening at incentivized low bids, take a moment to be transported back to the age when samurai ruled Japan. During the Tokugawa Shogunate, Japan enjoyed a period of relative peace and prosperity for more than 250 years. Woodblock prints captured scenes from daily life, warriors and battles, the beauties of the Yoshiwara pleasure district, kabuki, and travelers along the Tokaido and Kisokaido roads. Watch for Age of the Samurai prints each week at Fuji Arts.

Scene from Oto no miya asahi no yoroi, 1815 - Handsome kabuki portrait of Nakamura Utaemon III as Saito Tarozaemon in "Oto no miya asahi no yoroi" at the Nakamura Theater. He grips a sword as he throws his other hand out at his side, grimacing angrily. His golden yellow vest, which is pushed down at the waist, features a crossed scroll crest, worn over a gray and white kimono of interlocking cranes and armor. Lanterns decorated with streamers hang overhead. A great expressive figure and an early Kunisada design.

Artist - Toyokuni III/Kunisada (1786 - 1864)

Image Size - 14 3/4" x 9 3/8"

Condition - Nice detail. Backed with paper.

Scene from Oto no miya asahi no yoroi, 1815 by Toyokuni III/Kunisada (1786 - 1864)
Scene from Oto no miya asahi no yoroi, 1815 by Toyokuni III/Kunisada (1786 - 1864)

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