Scene from Kusunoki Ryu Hanami no Makubari, 1870

by Kunichika (1835 - 1900)

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Scene from Kusunoki Ryu Hanami no Makubari, 1870 by Kunichika (1835 - 1900)

Original Kunichika (1835 - 1900) Japanese Woodblock Print
Scene from Kusunoki Ryu Hanami no Makubari, 1870

Comments - Lively action scene from the play "Kusunoki Ryu Hanami no Makubari" of Kanai Tanigoro at right fighting off an attacker, wielding a sword in each hand. His attacker tumbles to the ground with his foot and weapons flailing while a samurai at left hold a paper lantern high. From left, the actors are Ichikawa Sadanji I as Otake Shozo, Nakamura Nakazo III as Chiba Takuzaemon, and Sawamura Tossho II. Great expressive figures.

Artist - Kunichika (1835 - 1900)

Image Size - 13 3/4" x 18 5/8"

Condition - This print with excellent color and detail as shown. Two separate panels. Slight toning. Please see photos for details.

Scene from Kusunoki Ryu Hanami no Makubari, 1870 by Kunichika (1835 - 1900)
Scene from Kusunoki Ryu Hanami no Makubari, 1870 by Kunichika (1835 - 1900)

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