The Syllable To: Nakamura Fukusuke II as Sugino Juheiji Harufusa

by Toyokuni III/Kunisada (1786 - 1864)

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The Syllable To: Nakamura Fukusuke II as Sugino Juheiji Harufusa by Toyokuni III/Kunisada (1786 - 1864)

Original Toyokuni III/Kunisada (1786 - 1864) Japanese Woodblock Print
The Syllable To: Nakamura Fukusuke II as Sugino Juheiji Harufusa

Series; Stories of the Faithful Samurai, 1864

Stories of the Faithful Samurai - Terrific print from one of the last great series that Toyokuni III did before his death in 1864. These dynamic designs showcase actors in the roles of the classic kabuki play "Kanadehon Chushingura," which tells the tale of the 47 ronin. The brave warriors are shown during the night attack on Moronao's castle, wearing their trademark black and white dogtooth bordered robes. These bold half-length portraits feature the ronin in dramatic battle poses, clashing swords or wielding spears, fighting with intensity and passion to avenge their master's death. Nicely detailed with expressive faces. A great image from this legendary tale of honor and revenge.

Artist - Toyokuni III/Kunisada (1786 - 1864)

Image Size - 13 3/4" x 9 1/4" + margins as shown

Condition - Nice color and detail. Backed with paper. Slight rubbing at edges.

The Syllable To: Nakamura Fukusuke II as Sugino Juheiji Harufusa by Toyokuni III/Kunisada (1786 - 1864)
The Syllable To: Nakamura Fukusuke II as Sugino Juheiji Harufusa by Toyokuni III/Kunisada (1786 - 1864)

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