Early Edo Woodblocks - Handsome design from a group of early Edo era woodblocks by 18th and 19th century master artists such as Hokusai, Eizan, Eisen, Toyokuni I, and others. This terrific selection of illustrations includes beauties, kabuki portraits, and scenes from everyday life, depicting traditional tales and novels, as well as the new "floating world," in wonderful detail. This is a terrific offering of classic, early designs, and a wonderful opportunity to add a work by a renowned ukiyo-e artist to any collection.
Special detail - This is a scene from the play commonly known as "Sukeroku," a drama about the otokodate or street knight Sukeroku who is actually one of the famous Soga brothers in disguise.
Artist - Toyokuni II (1777 - 1835)
Image Size - 14 1/4" x 19 7/8"
Condition - This print with good detail as shown. Two separate panels. Paper mounts on reverse at top corners. Stitching holes at one side of each panel, wormholes, repaired. Slight creasing, rubbing, staining. Please see photos for details.
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