Comments - Handsome kabuki portrait of a musician standing at the foot of a fire watchtower. He looks up with a wary expression as he cradles a shamisen in his arms, a large woven hat tied at his chin with a red cord. Firemen holding red lanterns can be seen in the rooftops in silhouette against the night sky behind him. An expressive figure in an interesting setting.
Artist - Kunichika (1835 - 1900)
Image Size - 14" x 9 3/8" + left margin as shown
Condition - This print with excellent color and detail as shown. Backed with paper. A few tiny wormholes in margin, repaired. Slight soiling at edges, vertical creases. Please see photos for details.
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