Ichikawa Kuzo III as Takebe Genzo, 1866

by Kunichika (1835 - 1900)

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Ichikawa Kuzo III as Takebe Genzo, 1866 by Kunichika (1835 - 1900)

Original Kunichika (1835 - 1900) Japanese Woodblock Print
Ichikawa Kuzo III as Takebe Genzo, 1866

Series; Comparisons to the Thirty-six Poems

Comparisons to the Thirty-six Poems - Handsome design from a kabuki series featuring half-length portraits of actors in famous roles. The large colorful figures are set off by a background shaded from purple to green, with an inset above in the form of an open book featuring a verse. The title refers to the famous anthology of poems by the "Thirty-six Poetry Immortals." A rarely seen early series by Kunichika.

Artist - Kunichika (1835 - 1900)

Image Size - 13 3/8" x 8 7/8"

Condition - This print with excellent detail as shown. Backed with paper. Slight soiling. Please see photos for details.

Ichikawa Kuzo III as Takebe Genzo, 1866 by Kunichika (1835 - 1900)
Ichikawa Kuzo III as Takebe Genzo, 1866 by Kunichika (1835 - 1900)

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