The Syllable Ma for Masakado: Iwai Kumesaburo III as Takiyasha-hime and Nakamura Fukusuke I as Otaku Taro

by Toyokuni III/Kunisada (1786 - 1864)

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The Syllable Ma for Masakado: Iwai Kumesaburo III as Takiyasha-hime and Nakamura Fukusuke I as Otaku Taro by Toyokuni III/Kunisada (1786 - 1864)

Original Toyokuni III/Kunisada (1786 - 1864) Japanese Woodblock Print
The Syllable Ma for Masakado: Iwai Kumesaburo III as Takiyasha-hime and Nakamura Fukusuke I as Otaku Taro

Series; The Seven Variations of the Iroha, 1856

The Seven Variations of the Iroha - Handsome design from Toyokuni III 1856 series pairing kabuki scenes with the kana syllabary in iroha order. These lively images feature expressive figures in handsomely detailed settings. Attractively colored, many include deluxe printing techniques such as bokashi shading or embossing. The red title cartouche at upper right appears to emerge from a demon's mouth, with a text panel next to it in the form of a folding screen. Toyokuni III completed another series with a very similar format and name the same year as this one. A great example of Toyokuni III's fine kabuki prints.

Artist - Toyokuni III/Kunisada (1786 - 1864)

Image Size - 13 1/2" x 8 5/8"

Condition - This print with excellent color and detail as shown. Backed with paper. Slight toning at edge. Please see photos for details.

The Syllable Ma for Masakado: Iwai Kumesaburo III as Takiyasha-hime and Nakamura Fukusuke I as Otaku Taro by Toyokuni III/Kunisada (1786 - 1864)
The Syllable Ma for Masakado: Iwai Kumesaburo III as Takiyasha-hime and Nakamura Fukusuke I as Otaku Taro by Toyokuni III/Kunisada (1786 - 1864)