Nakamura Shikan IV as Oboshi Yuranosuke

by Kunichika (1835 - 1900)

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Nakamura Shikan IV as Oboshi Yuranosuke by Kunichika (1835 - 1900)

Original Kunichika (1835 - 1900) Japanese Woodblock Print
Nakamura Shikan IV as Oboshi Yuranosuke

Comments - Great kabuki portrait of Nakamura Shikan IV as Oboshi Yuranosuke, the leader of the famous 47 ronin. Here, he grips the dirk in his hand with which his master, Lord Hangan, has just committed suicide, vowing to avenge his death. A circular inset at upper right features Sawamura Tossho II as a judge or inspector. A bold design, beautifully detailed with extensive burnishing on Yuranosuke's black kimono.

Artist - Kunichika (1835 - 1900)

Image Size - 14 1/4" x 9 1/2" + margins as shown

Condition - This print with excellent color and detail as shown. Slight creasing, a few spots. Please see photos for details.

Nakamura Shikan IV as Oboshi Yuranosuke by Kunichika (1835 - 1900)
Nakamura Shikan IV as Oboshi Yuranosuke by Kunichika (1835 - 1900)

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