Ichikawa Danjuro as Shogun Taro Yoshikado and Ichikawa Shinzo, 1890 - Lively kabuki scene featuring Ichikawa Danjuro as the magician Shogun Taro Yoshikado and Ichikawa Shinzo as a young samurai. Sitting at a low table wearing a gray monk's robe, Yoshikado flings a scroll up in the air as the samurai draws his sword back above his head with both hands, ready to strike. He wears a blue kimono patterned with paulownia leaves and scrolls over a purple robe and a suit of armor, his hair pulled back into a ponytail. A rectangular inset at upper left includes a verse framed by wisteria blossoms. Nice expressive figures.
Artist - Kunisada III (1848 - 1920)
Image Size - 13 1/8" x 8 5/8" + margins as shown
Condition - This print with good color and detail as shown. Slight paper remnants on reverse at top edge from previous mounting. Small hole and thinning spot, repaired. Creasing throughout, slight toning and soiling. Please see photos for details.
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