Comments - Dramatic kabuki scene of a man attacking a nobleman with a dirk, raising the weapon high above his head as he glares at his intended victim. The nobleman recoils, throwing his hand out defensively. He wears a green floral robe with an unusual ruffled collar, and a cap with small wings at the side. An inset features text, set against a red background with pink blossoms and an ornate lantern trimmed with beads and tassels at upper right. An interesting design.
Artist - Meiji era artist (unsigned)
Image Size - 8 1/2" x 5 3/4"
Condition - This print with excellent detail as shown. Paper remnant on reverse at side. Stitching holes at side, repaired. Slight soiling, a few creases and stains. Please see photos for details.
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