Ichikawa Shinsha I

by Toyokuni III/Kunisada (1786 - 1864)

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Ichikawa Shinsha I by Toyokuni III/Kunisada (1786 - 1864)

Original Toyokuni III/Kunisada (1786 - 1864) Japanese Woodblock Print
Ichikawa Shinsha I

Series; Poems, Painting, and Calligraphy (Haika shoga kyodai)

Poems, Painting, and Calligraphy - Handsome kabuki print from a rarely seen series featuring portraits of an actors, each accompanied by a verse and a painting. The actor appears in a large rectangular inset at lower right, with the series title above and a vertical panel at left containing the poem written in calligraphy and a nature painting. The series title has various translations, including "Combined Pictures and Calligraphy of Actor-Poets." An interesting kabuki format.

Artist - Toyokuni III/Kunisada (1786 - 1864)

Image Size - 14 1/8" x 9 3/4"

Condition - This print with excellent detail as shown. Small loss at corner, wormhole, repaired. Slight toning, soiling, and creasing, spotting, rubbing at edges. Please see photos for details.

Ichikawa Shinsha I by Toyokuni III/Kunisada (1786 - 1864)
Ichikawa Shinsha I by Toyokuni III/Kunisada (1786 - 1864)

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