Comments - Interesting scene from the kabuki play "Imoseyama onna teikin" of the hunter Shibaroku meeting a nobleman outside a doorway. Shibaroku kneels at right, looking up with a slight frown as the nobleman stares back at him angrily. He wears a striking kimono patterned with phoenixes, and a court cap adorned with cherry blossoms. A mirror hangs around his neck and he holds a rustic wooden walking stick. A young boy kneels beside him holding a tray with a box on it. Rugged rocks fill the background, creating an unusual setting. A handsome design.
Artist - Toyokuni III/Kunisada (1786 - 1864)
Image Size - 14" x 19 5/8"
Condition - This print with excellent detail as shown. Two separate panels. Stitching holes at one side of each panel, repaired. Slight creasing and soiling, staining along sides. Please see photos for details.
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