Comments - Interesting kabuki portrait of Nakamura Shikan as a beauty kneeling on a verandah. She turns her head away with an angry grimace, holding her sleeve to her chin. Her kimono features a bold pattern of large blue and green print stylized flowers and smaller blossoms, tied with a geometric patterned obi dotted with flowers. A blossoming cherry tree frames the night sky above the black lacquer railing behind her. An expressive figure in an attractive setting, with strong wood grain impression on the sky.
Artist - Kunichika (1835 - 1900)
Image Size - 13 1/2" x 9 3/8"
Condition - This print with excellent detail as shown. Backed with paper. Vertical fold at side. Slight toning and soiling. Please see photos for details.
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