The Fifty-three Stations of the Chushingura: Kuwana, 1849 - 1850

by Toyokuni III/Kunisada (1786 - 1864)

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The Fifty-three Stations of the Chushingura: Kuwana, 1849 - 1850 by Toyokuni III/Kunisada (1786 - 1864)

Original Toyokuni III/Kunisada (1786 - 1864) Japanese Woodblock Print
The Fifty-three Stations of the Chushingura: Kuwana, 1849 - 1850

Comments - Interesting kabuki double portrait from the play about the 47 ronin, "The Fifty-three Stations of the Chushingura" at the Ichimura Theater featuring Ichimura Uzaemon XII as Hayano Kampei and Fujikawa Hanatomo III as the daughter Okaru. The beauty leans back on her arms as she looks up at her companion with a happy smile, biting the tip of tongue. her hair is pulled back into a large bun, adorned with a lacquered floral comb, ribbons, and a hairpin. Kampei pushes up one sleeve of his plaid kimono, holding a blue and white cotton towel in his other hand, his eyes open wide, a worried expression on his face. Nicely detailed with soft shading on the darkening sky and burnishing on the black kimono collars and the beauty's hair.

Artist - Toyokuni III/Kunisada (1786 - 1864)

Image Size - 14" x 9 1/4"

Condition - Nice detail. Backed with paper. Stitching holes at side, a few wormholes, repaired. Slight curling at sides, light horizontal line where backing papers meet.

The Fifty-three Stations of the Chushingura: Kuwana, 1849 - 1850 by Toyokuni III/Kunisada (1786 - 1864)
The Fifty-three Stations of the Chushingura: Kuwana, 1849 - 1850 by Toyokuni III/Kunisada (1786 - 1864)

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