Bando Hikosaburo as Akechi Mitsuhide, 1874

by Ginko (active 1874 - 1897)

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Bando Hikosaburo as Akechi Mitsuhide, 1874 by Ginko (active 1874 - 1897)

Original Ginko (active 1874 - 1897) Japanese Woodblock Print
Bando Hikosaburo as Akechi Mitsuhide, 1874

Series; An Evening of Storytelling (Kodan Isseki Banashi)

Bando Hikosaburo as Akechi Mitsuhide, 1874 - Handsome kabuki portrait of Bando Hikosaburo as the warrior Akechi Mitsuhide. He scowls unhappily as he looks over his shoulder, clutching his robe with one hand and a fan in the other. He is dressed for court, wearing a blue kamishimo trimmed with purple braid over a green kimono with a plaid inset, a black court cap tucked into the front of his robe. A bold design set off by the deep red background, with an inset at upper right in the form of a book with the pages folded back. Detailed with faint embossing in the white kimono trim.

Artist - Ginko (active 1874 - 1897)

Image Size - 13 3/4" x 9 3/8"

Condition - This print with excellent color and detail as shown. Backed with paper. Slight soiling, a few creases and small marks. Please see photos for details.

Bando Hikosaburo as Akechi Mitsuhide, 1874 by Ginko (active 1874 - 1897)
Bando Hikosaburo as Akechi Mitsuhide, 1874 by Ginko (active 1874 - 1897)

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