The Ladies' Maid Okaru and Lucky Gods, 1857 - Attractive kabuki portrait of the ladies' maid Okaru from the famous "Kanadehon Chushingura," the tale of the 47 ronin. She grins happily as she looks over her shoulder, wearing an olive green kimono patterned with peonies and chrysanthemums and tied with a red striped obi. The insets feature two of the Seven Lucky Gods, with Daikoku at upper left and Fukuroku at right. An interesting design, nicely detailed.
Artist - Toyokuni III/Kunisada (1786 - 1864)
Image Size - 13 7/8" x 9 1/2" + top margin as shown
Condition - This print with excellent detail as shown. Backed with paper. Horizontal and vertical folds, fold at corner. A few small losses, repaired. Slight toning, soiling, and wrinkling. Please see photos for details.
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