Kawarazaku Gonjuro I as Kajiwara Kagetoki, 1867

by Kunichika (1835 - 1900)

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Kawarazaku Gonjuro I as Kajiwara Kagetoki, 1867 by Kunichika (1835 - 1900)

Original Kunichika (1835 - 1900) Japanese Woodblock Print
Kawarazaku Gonjuro I as Kajiwara Kagetoki, 1867

Series; Chronology of the Flower of Actors
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Chronology of the Flower of Actors - Handsome portrait from a Kunichika series depicting popular kabuki actors. Each print features a lively figure in character in a rectangular inset with a text inset above featuring delicate embossed lines and softly shaded striped borders. A colorful solid background creates a nice contrast with the insets. These beautifully printed and detailed images include fine line work in the hair and elegant costumes. A nice early actor series by Kunichika that is rarely seen.

Artist - Kunichika (1835 - 1900)

Image Size - 12 7/8" x 8 5/8" + margins as shown

Condition - This print with excellent detail as shown. Some prints have small losses or thinning at edges, repaired. Light toning, a few creases, staining at edge. Please see photos for details.

Kawarazaku Gonjuro I as Kajiwara Kagetoki, 1867 by Kunichika (1835 - 1900)
Kawarazaku Gonjuro I as Kajiwara Kagetoki, 1867 by Kunichika (1835 - 1900)

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