Scene from Myoto musubi musume hyobanki, 1858

by Kunisada (1786 - 1864)

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Scene from Myoto musubi musume hyobanki, 1858 by Kunisada (1786 - 1864)

Original Kunisada (1786 - 1864) Japanese Woodblock Print
Scene from Myoto musubi musume hyobanki, 1858

Comments - Handsome kabuki scene from the play "Myoto musubi musume hyobanki" at the Nakamura Theater in Edo. In the center, Tsukudaya Yoshizo thrusts a letter out with an alarmed expression as he kneels atop a bed, his foot stepping on a sword held by the beauty Shirokiya Okoma at right. She grins at him happily, seemingly unaware of his concern. At left, Yaekushi Saiza stares up at Yoshizo with an angry frown as he grips his cased sword with both hands. From left, the actors are Nakamura Fukusuke I, Ichikawa Kuzo II, and Iwai Kumesaburo III. Nice detail in the interior setting,

Artist - Kunisada (1786 - 1864)

Image Size - 14 1/8" x 29"

Condition - Good detail. Thinning areas, a few holes, repaired. A few small wrinkles at edges.

Scene from Myoto musubi musume hyobanki, 1858 by Kunisada (1786 - 1864)
Scene from Myoto musubi musume hyobanki, 1858 by Kunisada (1786 - 1864)

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