Nakamura Shikan as Sano Genzaemon and Sawamura Tanosuke as Kakezara, 1865

by Yoshiiku (1833 - 1904)

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Nakamura Shikan as Sano Genzaemon and Sawamura Tanosuke as Kakezara, 1865 by Yoshiiku (1833 - 1904)

Original Yoshiiku (1833 - 1904) Japanese Woodblock Print
Nakamura Shikan as Sano Genzaemon and Sawamura Tanosuke as Kakezara, 1865

Comments - Dramatic kabuki scene of Sano Genzaemon riding through deep floodwaters to rescue the beauty Kakezara, who is stranded atop the roof of a house. The water splashes around the chest of the animal as Genzaemon stares ahead with a tightlipped frown. The beauty kneels atop the straw roof, clutching a sword wrapped in brocade cloth. From left, the actors are Nakamura Shikan and Sawamura Tanosuke. A striking design.

Artist - Yoshiiku (1833 - 1904)

Image Size - 13 3/4" x 19"

Condition - This print with excellent detail as shown. Two separate panels. A few repairs, slight creasing and soiling. Please see photos for details.

Nakamura Shikan as Sano Genzaemon and Sawamura Tanosuke as Kakezara, 1865 by Yoshiiku (1833 - 1904)
Nakamura Shikan as Sano Genzaemon and Sawamura Tanosuke as Kakezara, 1865 by Yoshiiku (1833 - 1904)

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