Scene from Nezumi Komon Haru no Shingata, 1857

by Toyokuni III/Kunisada (1786 - 1864)

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Scene from Nezumi Komon Haru no Shingata, 1857 by Toyokuni III/Kunisada (1786 - 1864)

Original Toyokuni III/Kunisada (1786 - 1864) Japanese Woodblock Print
Scene from Nezumi Komon Haru no Shingata, 1857

Comments - Dramatic scene from the kabuki play "Nezumi Komon Haru no Shingata" at the Ichimura Theater of Inaba Kozo fighting off two guards trying to arrest him. He grimaces angrily, biting his lower lip as he raises his sword above his head. At top, the Kichinai, a torite or person responsible for catching criminals, dives over his shoulder with a determined expression. Below, Yonefuji has fallen backwards. From left, the actors are Ichikawa Yonegoro, Ichikawa Kodanji IV, and Arashi Kichiroku I. A lively scene with expressive figures.

Artist - Toyokuni III/Kunisada (1786 - 1864)

Image Size - 14" x 9 1/2"

Condition - Good detail. Backed with paper. Stitching holes at side, repaired.

Scene from Nezumi Komon Haru no Shingata, 1857 by Toyokuni III/Kunisada (1786 - 1864)
Scene from Nezumi Komon Haru no Shingata, 1857 by Toyokuni III/Kunisada (1786 - 1864)

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