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.
Actors on a Ferry Boat in Snow, circa 1830 - Interesting scene of actors offstage, riding in a ferry boat under falling snow. The right panel includes Mimasu Gennosuke I, Segawa Kikunojo V, Ichikawa Shinnosuke 2.5, Ichikawa Danjuro VII, Ichikawa Ebizo VI, Seki Sanjuro II. The left panel features Matsumoto Koshiro V, Ichikawa Komazo V, Bando Mitsugoro III, and Iwai Hanshiro V.
Artist - Toyokuni III/Kunisada (1794 - 1832)
Image Size - 14 1/8" x 19 5/8" + margins as shown
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, repaired. Slight creasing, rubbing, staining. Please see photos for details.
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