Scene from Otokodate Iromo Yoshiwara, 1815

by Toyokuni I (1786 - 1864)

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Scene from Otokodate Iromo Yoshiwara, 1815 by Toyokuni I (1786 - 1864)

Original Toyokuni I (1786 - 1864) Japanese Woodblock Print
Scene from Otokodate Iromo Yoshiwara, 1815

A Fuji Arts Special Offer Auction

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 Otokodate Iromo Yoshiwara, 1815 - Great kabuki scene of two otokodate or street knights fighting with sword in the play "Otokodate Iromo Yoshiwara" at the Nakamura Theater. At left, Tokubei blocks a blow with his own weapon, an alarmed expression on his face. At right, Danshichi thrusts his sword at his companion, one foot resting atop the front of a house. Onoe Baiko III appears as Tokubei. A lively scene with expressive figures and a nicely detailed setting.

Artist - Toyokuni I (1786 - 1864)

Image Size - 14 3/8" x 20"

Condition - Good detail. Vertical fold at side. A few small repairs, light creasing.

Scene from Otokodate Iromo Yoshiwara, 1815 by Toyokuni I (1786 - 1864)
Scene from Otokodate Iromo Yoshiwara, 1815 by Toyokuni I (1786 - 1864)

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