Rooster: Ichikawa Danjuro IX as Jiraya

by Kunichika (1835 - 1900)

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Rooster: Ichikawa Danjuro IX as Jiraya by Kunichika (1835 - 1900)

Original Kunichika (1835 - 1900) Japanese Woodblock Print
Rooster: Ichikawa Danjuro IX as Jiraya

Series; Magic in the Twelve Signs of the Zodiac, 1877

Magic in the Twelve Signs of the Zodiac - Kunichika's fantastic series "Magic in the Twelve Signs of the Zodiac" presents kabuki actors in magical roles associated with the animals of the zodiac. These bold, three-quarter length portraits are beautifully colored and detailed, with the figures set against an atmospheric night sky. Many images include deluxe printing techniques such as burnishing and embossing. A rarely seen series and a great choice for a collector.

Artist - Kunichika (1835 - 1900)

Image Size - 13 2/3" x 9 3/8" + top margin as shown

Condition - This print with excellent color and detail as shown. Diagonal fold. A few small holes, repaired. Slight wrinkling. Please see photos for details.

Rooster: Ichikawa Danjuro IX as Jiraya by Kunichika (1835 - 1900)
Rooster: Ichikawa Danjuro IX as Jiraya by Kunichika (1835 - 1900)

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