Kogara Magoshichi, Tateba no Taiheiji, and Magoshichi's Wife, Oyone, 1847 - 1852

by Toyokuni III/Kunisada (1786 - 1864)

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Kogara Magoshichi, Tateba no Taiheiji, and Magoshichi's Wife, Oyone, 1847 - 1852 by Toyokuni III/Kunisada (1786 - 1864)

Original Toyokuni III/Kunisada (1786 - 1864) Japanese Woodblock Print
Kogara Magoshichi, Tateba no Taiheiji, and Magoshichi's Wife, Oyone, 1847 - 1852

From an untitled series of horizontal oban kabuki prints

Horizontal Oban Kabuki Prints by Toyokuni III - Handsome design from an untitled series of horizontal kabuki prints by Toyokuni III dating from 1847 - 1852. The horizontal oban format is an interesting departure from the more commonly seen vertical oban actor prints, allowing Toyokuni III to create detailed settings for the characters. These images provide a nice context for the interaction between the figures. Some prints feature deluxe publishing treatments such as burnishing or embossing. An interesting complement to Toyokuni III's more well-known vertical kabuki designs.

Special detail - The actors are Onoe Baiko IV as Kosho Kichiza, Iwai Kumesaburo III as Yaoya Oshichi, and Sawamura Chojuro V as Gejo Osugi in the play "akane no Kumo Yorokobi Soga."

Artist - Toyokuni III/Kunisada (1786 - 1864)

Image Size - 9 3/4" x 14"

Condition - This print with excellent detail as shown. Backed with paper. A few creases. Please see photos for details.

Kogara Magoshichi, Tateba no Taiheiji, and Magoshichi's Wife, Oyone, 1847 - 1852 by Toyokuni III/Kunisada (1786 - 1864)
Kogara Magoshichi, Tateba no Taiheiji, and Magoshichi's Wife, Oyone, 1847 - 1852 by Toyokuni III/Kunisada (1786 - 1864)

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