Kawarazaki Gonjuro as Takagi Shin'emon, 1863

by Kunisada II (1823 - 1880)

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Kawarazaki Gonjuro as Takagi Shin'emon, 1863 by Kunisada II (1823 - 1880)

Original Kunisada II (1823 - 1880) Japanese Woodblock Print
Kawarazaki Gonjuro as Takagi Shin'emon, 1863

Series; Five Warrior Pilgrimages

Kawarazaki Gonjuro as Takagi Shin'emon, 1863 - Great kabuki portrait of Kawarazaki Gonjuro as the Buddhist monk Takagi Shin'emon, staring over his shoulder with an angry frown. He holds a staff topped with a ringed finial called a shakujo, and has a trunk on his back containing a statue of a deity. A handsome design, nicely detailed with fine line work in the hair.

Artist - Kunisada II (1823 - 1880)

Image Size - 14 1/8" x 9 5/8" + margins as shown

Condition - This print with excellent detail as shown. Vertical and diagonal folds. Hole, repaired. Wrinkling throughout, slight toning and soiling. Please see photos for details.

Kawarazaki Gonjuro as Takagi Shin'emon, 1863 by Kunisada II (1823 - 1880)
Kawarazaki Gonjuro as Takagi Shin'emon, 1863 by Kunisada II (1823 - 1880)